In this ViralHog video, a man and woman spot a pack of dogs running across a thin layer of ice when suddenly they fall through. Quick to think, the guy decides instead of waiting for animal rescue, he breaks off a tree branch and slides over to the dogs. He pulls them all to safety and makes his way back to solid ground. Nice save, man! View Now
It's amazing what happens when people band together especially when helping animals in need. A drone operated by ABC Actions News WFTS Director of Engineering Lowell Beckner captured what happened when a young, male manatee was rescued from Lake Tarpon in Florida. View Now
This ViralHog video was filmed in June but began going absolutely viral when it was recently posted on Facebook. Zookeeper Greig Tonkins was on a boar hunting trip in the Australian wilderness when he suddenly witnessed a terrifying sight. His dog was caught in a headlock by a kangaroo. Terrified of what could potentially happen to his dog, Tonkins decided to literally take matters into his own hands.
Reportedly, Tonkins' dog Max was okay after the horrifying ordeal. View Now
When Henry first visited the Vet Ranch, he was covered in disgusting, rancid mange scabs. Thankfully, anti-mite treatments and a well-deserved bath set this poor dog on a bright road to recovery. Fast-forward several weeks and Henry's happy, hyper and healthy as puppies come!
Carolynne is celebrating life after surviving a harrowing mountainside crash on the Sunshine Coast Highway in Canada that left her trapped unseen in a freezing river for three hours. Soaked and mere feet away from a deadly waterfall, brave Carolynne could only huddle in a dry-ish corner of her half-submerged, wrecked SUV and hope someone notices her plight.
She describes what happens next as nothing short of a miracle!
A businessman in the lumber industry in Michoacan, Mexico was kidnapped by a gang. His family refused to pay a ridiculous ransom amounting to 19-million Mexican pesos, about $920,911 USD. His family alerted the police immediately and after an extensive search, they found him 12 days later deep in a cave, handcuffed and chained. Given the condition of the man's health and the infection on his wrists, the kidnappers would have most likely collected the ransom and left the victim stranded. View Now
Oklahoma hunters become rescuers when they come face to face with a beautifully antlered bull elk stuck headfirst in tangled barbed wire. With only firearms nearby, one clever guy improvises an explosive shotgun solution to free Mr. Elk.
At the bottom of a deep, dark crevasse, French cave scientists discover they're not alone. There's no goblins here, but rather a deer who somehow survived a fall from the mouth far above! The impromptu animal rescuers calm their panicking patient with a blindfold and delicately hoist her to safety.
Poor kitty! In this ViralHog video, a cat is found to be frozen, paws first, in the snow and ice. What do these people do? Bring buckets of warm water to melt the snow. It does the trick and the cat is freed!
Meanwhile, in Austrailia, a koala is found treading water in the Barham River. Close to drowning, Muzammil Patel realized the animal didn't have time to wait for animal rescue. So he took it upon himself to go in and save the little bear. What a hero! View Now
Filming at a bridge in Austin, Texas YouTuber Jonah Warner switches his drone on and watches it tumble down the mountain. Can someone say unexpected? Luckily, Jonah gathers his rock climbing buddies in hopes of retrieving the drone. View Now
Instead of dangerous explosives, a Russian bomb squad discovers one adorable kitten and puppies in the two suspicious, abandoned packages! Bystanders adopt one on the spot and the others are now up for adoption. View Now
Ignoring barricades and signs warning of flooding ahead, a reckless Spanish woman plows right into danger! As her car sinks and begins to drift, the soggy driver's forced to escape to the roof. Miraculously, her precarious perch stays afloat long enough for firefighters to stage a dramatic rescue.
An even more bizarre rescue unfolds in China as firefighters race to extricate a toddler mysteriously jammed in a washing machine!
Instead of dangerous explosives, a Russian bomb squad discovers an adorable kitten and two puppies in the two suspicious, abandoned packages! Bystanders adopt one on the spot and the others are now up for adoption.
A doggie drama continues in the UK as a veterinary student reunites with her stolen Boston terrier. Though this emotional story has a happy ending, the hunt continues for the mysterious dognapper caught on blurry surveillance video who's still at large.
Even reptiles can't stay away from a gleaming supercar! Though this particular Lamborghini door has seen better days, a gorgeous red-bellied snake on the run in Australia makes it its temporary home... at least until Lockie from Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers wrangles the venomous critter.
Found living under a shopping cart, this sweet dog Bailey looked distressed and PREGNANT. Thanks to Rescue From The Hart the soon-to-be momma was swaddled in a blanket and nurtured until she was ready to give birth. She delivers five healthy puppies who each find their forever home, including Bailey! A one dog rescue evolved into an entire family given a fresh start. View Now
When an Arizona family took a trip to California for the Fourth of July their Mastiff, Tinkerbell ran off at the sound of fireworks. After looking for her, they thought they had lost her forever until Hope For Paws and LA Fire Department rescued the injured pup from a canal. How was she reunited with her family? A microchip! Tinkerbell might not have returned home if her family didn't take this precautionary measure. She was treated for a broken leg and thanks to Hope For Paws, on the road to recovery. View Now
Turkish police are hunting for the unidentified young woman who abandoned a two-day-old infant beneath a car. Miraculously, the newborn's cries alert bystanders and the adorable (and completely healthy) baby girl gets the help she needs.
Another crime had police scrambling in China's Hebei Province, as kidnappers try to steal a schoolboy beneath his horrified mom's nose!
After surviving a textbook "distracted biker" crash minus an intact collarbone, brave motorcycle vlogger WALTERRIFIC's spreading his dangerous fail as a valuable PSA. It all starts because he doesn't want to pull off to the side of the road to change his playlist. Once Walter notices the curve ahead, it's too late!
Bambi's bigger elk cousin is in quite the predicament after the calf picked a fight with the wrong barbed wire fence! The poor little guy's trapped upside down until some Montana ranchers send him on his merry way.
We imagine he's on his way to rejoin his herd, who've camped out in lucky Ken Blum's backyard by the dozens!
A woman was shopping with her 3-year-old daughter at a small store in China when suddenly a man reached for the girl. He demanded everyone to evacuate immediately and held the girl at knifepoint. Cops treated the situation with care as they negotiated with the suspect. After six hours, the girl was returned safely to her mother's arms. The suspect was taken into custody for further investigation. View Now
After receiving a phone call from a family requesting an animal rescue, Simon from Wildlife Aid is quick to the scene. It appears Santa isn't the only visitor this season when Simon discovers an owl in the family's chimney. The bird is looked after for 48 hours and released back into the wild, healthy and strong. View Now
This wasn't an ordinary day at the beach for these sunbathers at Itacoatiara Beach in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro. When a curious dolphin washes up on the shore, Instagrammer luccas.1 is quick to act. The dolphin had no signs of injury or mistreatment following the rescue. Great job Lucas and friends, you all are heroes! View Now
In Rio de Janerio, Brazil a gunman walks right up to a man sitting at a desk and fires. What seems like a no-brainer quickly turns this hitman into a "twitman" when all six shots miss the victim.
Not the Audi TT! Liverpool police spotted the suspected stolen car and when asked to stop, it speeds straight into a reservoir. As the car begins to sink, you can see the suspect waving his arms in surrender. Quick to react, five officers enter the water and bring the man to safety. View Now
A heartbreaking scene unfolds in India as rescuers fight to save the unconscious elephant mom and distraught calf at the bottom of a 20-foot pit. The two stumbled into the dig site eight hours earlier, but the massive size of the victims makes it a complicated challenge. Although forest workers eventually dig an escape route from the pit, mom's still in critical condition as vets stabilize injuries from the dangerous fall.
Rescuers were called to help a baby donkey that was wounded after being attacked by a wild animal. You can see the baby donkey's worried mom was trying to help too. Rescuers transported both of them to Animal Aid Unlimited, India. The mom watched closely as her baby was cleaned up. Now, Genevieve the baby is happy, healthy, and of course still with her sweet mom. Genevieve's entire transformation is incredible. View Now
Two siblings' happy romp in Russia's first autumn snows goes horribly wrong when a manhole cover flips beneath their feet and sends the little boy falling into the sewer! Miraculously, good Samaritan adults are just feet away and immediately launch a dramatic rescue.
Because this traumatizing accident was so completely preventable, local police have launched a full investigation into the controversially secured manhole cover.