7 Remarkable Times the Police Rescued a Dog Against Steep Odds


Need some positivity? Check out the heartwarming stories of these 7 lucky dogs saved in the nick of time by animal-loving police officers. The dogs’ situations presented some unique challenges, and their rescuers went above and beyond to get them to safety. Some of these pups even ended up with new homes after their ordeals!

Barefoot tunnel rescue

I wanted to share this picture with everyone I can… On Sat. April 30th, a little dog was running free and was…

Posted by Peggy Edwards on Sunday, May 1, 2016

Tiny puppy saved from hot car

Officer saves stinky puppy from septic drain

Recently, deputies were serving civil process paperwork to a home in Fort Pierce. While leaving the house, they heard a…

Posted by St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Icing on the cake? The officer adopted the puppy after no one claimed him from the shelter.

Colombian police save drowning dog from flash flood

Police officer saves dog hanging by collar

On Friday July 8th, 2016, Sergeant Jason Legleiter and Police Officer Wade Hammond were at the Wal-Mart Store at 2701…

Posted by Arkansas City Police Department on Monday, July 11, 2016

Officer frees dog hung up in fence

As the saying goes, you won’t believe what happens next!

Officer discovers loose dog needs saving

Update: Sergeant Carter went on to adopt Jeffrey, because his previous owners were not interested in keeping the escape artist.

Sgt. Gary Carter SAVES same pit bull for second time. You might recall the story that went viral when Sgt. Carter…

Posted by Arlington Police Department on Thursday, July 10, 2014