Deer have it even rougher on frozen lakes than most forest critters because of their unique hooves, so volunteer firefighters in Ohio improvise a special solution to this help this unlucky stuck deer. Props to RightThisMinute superfan Irene Golen for recording the whole backyard rescue and what comes next. View Now
A newborn's meal turns deadly after a sudden, suffocating acid reflux attack in Brazil. Mom and dad panic when their baby stops breathing, but the two quick-thinking police officers outside know exactly what to do and perform the "Heimlich Maneuver" just in time.
Firefighters in Bangkok can't believe their eyes when they spy a teenager gasping for air beneath a sewer grate. The already bizarre rescue gets weirder after they learn he dove into the disgusting water to retrieve an ordinary steel spoon!
Appropriately named "Breakneck," this section of Wyoming ski country is reserved only for the most experienced skiers and snowboarders and then only under perfect conditions. Nonetheless, "Old Man Winter" plays a dangerous trick on this veteran, lucky-to-be-alive snowboarder. View Now
An injured, starving dog mom leads veterinarians on a lifesaving mission to her hidden litter. Only halfway through bandaging her broken leg, rescuers discovered the friendly, abandoned Spanish greyhound is producing milk and therefore must have just given birth! Miraculously, the 1.9 mile cross-country trek ends in a heartwarming family reunion inside an abandoned sedan.
Rain inevitably means floods in certain parts of Brazil, but these shocking videos show just how powerful the floodwaters can be after only six inches of rain! Thankfully, this lucky couple and biker escape the water's clutches alive and intact, albeit drenched.
When emergency crews refused to rescue a man's pets from a burning building in Russia, he took it upon himself to rush inside. Using the flashlight on his phone, pet owner Janis Shkarbars found his cat and dog lying on the floor. He heroically brings them to safety and begins CPR. This is true love! View Now
Hope For Paws finds its newest doggy heartthrob playing "Mario" in a tight construction pipe. Thankfully, an improvised pipe cleaner sends scared TankTwo tumbling right into the rescue cage. Just days later at Much Love Animal Rescue, this adorable mixed pooch has already found a furever home!
A powerful current off the coast of Santa Catarina, Brazil swept a family of five out to sea. This terrifying moment was remedied by triathlete Carlos Wanzuita. As he carried each of them to shore, they all recuperated quickly except for the 4-year-old girl. She needed additional treatment before she regained consciousness. View Now
A whitetail deer is found fighting for its life in a frozen watering hole in Fairmont, Minnesota. Luckily, the local fire department came to the rescue. Although after getting the poor thing out of the water, it seems to be exhausted.
Meanwhile, this friendly mule deer in Cascade, Idaho visits the home of Michelle Keyes every day in the hopes to score some fruit. Each time the family opens the door, sure enough, the deer is waiting there. How cool would that be? View Now
Yes, candles are romantic and that is just what this dude in Turkey had in mind when apologizing to his girlfriend. He gets all the candles in formation and lights them, but unfortunately, a blanket catches fire too. From there, nothing goes his way. View Now
Kayaking over a raging waterfall has become the epitome of "extreme" sports. Adventurers usually take the plunge safely, but this soaked and lucky-to-be-alive kayaker in Maupin proves White River Falls (and their sneaky "hydraulics") are as dangerous as they are mesmerizing. Props to this buddy who pulls him to safety!
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It's no surprise this Russian man is shaky as he flees his burning apartment with an inferno at his back and a staggering drop in front. His ticket to safety is a nearby ladder, but at the very last moment he slips and falls four stories onto an unsuspecting firefighter!
The Oakland Fire Department has mastered more traditional rescues. Watch in first person as they wade into this burning apartment building and bravely put out the blaze!
Things look grim for this wayward Clydesdale trapped up to his neck in a frozen Alberta creek. Miraculously, Cody Scott happens upon the struggling animal and alerts rescuers. Three long, freezing hours and countless rescue strategies later, they finally pull the hypothermic horse to safety and reunite him with his human family. View Now
This British pooch looks like he's having the time of his life atop his family's bouncy toy. Give a whippet a trampoline and he'll stay busy all day!
Bears are even easier to please—take Suri and his favorite enrichment ball at the Wildlife SOS center. He's certainly far from the frightened, bleeding cub rescuers first met. Help International Animal Rescue give this adorable bear and his friends some yummy new treats!
Injured eagles with lead poisoning usually don't last too long in the wild. That's why Martin from the Southwest Wildlife Foundation of Utah is so eager to help this female juvenile with too much bullet-riddled jackrabbit in her belly. Although she's originally paralyzed with leg tremors, after a week the giant predator's already on the road to recovery!
Michael Hsiao and his buddies' ice fishing adventure seems pretty routine until they notice that the "dead bass" beneath the ice is wriggling! Fishing suddenly becomes the last thing on their minds as the whole gang scrambles to free the fish from its icy tomb. Using only their bare hands and a GoPro, they miraculously "hook" it!View Now
Paul gets a shocking surprise when he realizes the fence he's lifting his fat bike over is electrified! Cue a gag montage of hilarious fails as he and his laughing friends try to rescue the tangled-up bicycle.
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A two-story home in Kazakhstan unexpectedly collapsed, trapping a mother and her one-year-old girl, Aruzhan beneath the debris. Two hours after the incident, members of the rescue team found a cradle with the crying infant. Although the mother sadly did not survive, Aruzhan did thanks to her wooden crib.
After a truck driver collided with a Porsche Cayenne, several good samaritans in Russia rushed to help him from the flaming vehicle. Reports say the driver's legs were trapped due to the impact. Cheers to the everyday heroes! View Now
Marshmallow the acrophobic cat's got himself in a sketchy treetop situation after unusual snowfall in his North Carolina neighborhood. Patrick Brandt climbs the towering tree, but he's still got to win Marshmallow's trust before he can put the cat back in the proverbial bag.
After three days stranded, Cocoa's had enough of heights and meets his pleasantly surprised rescuer Robert Reese mid-climb!
This animal rescue is so extreme, we can hardly believe it! Sweet Mary found herself caught on the cliffs of a snowcapped mountain above Provo, Utah. She is a bit skittish but the rescuers are gentle and patient with her. View Now
Slick roads and black ice are known hazards when driving in bad weather conditions. Sometimes these factor into an unfortunate car accident but luckily Hill Auto Body and Towing in Ocean Park, Washington is there to save the day! View Now
An aerial drone "Cupid" delivers a romantic package to this beach-walking couple. Her confusion turns to joy when boyfriend unwraps a delicate ring box and proposes right there!
Drew from Le Drib enlists the help of his drone fleet to rescue a fellow drone trapped dozens of feet above on a bridge column! Once he spots the MIA drone, Drew improvises a daring plan to save his photography equipment.
What you're about to watch did in fact happen... In North China, we have a group of daredevils ready to skid across a frozen river. The end result was discouraging but not entirely shocking. Come on, drifting your car over icy water? Recipe for disaster. View Now
At first, this little sparrow doesn't look in need of a rescue until it tries to fly away. With its feet frozen to the pipe, its escape looks hopeless until the kind man in this video figures out a safe way to free him. This took a whole bunch of love!
Another rescue with a lot of courage happened in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin on a chilly 16-degree day. Stranded in the middle of Duncan Creek, dog Sparky was found floating on a log. Without hesitation hero, Jim Kwiatkowski jumped into the freezing cold water to bring the dog to safety. View Now
Volunteers at Animal Aid Unlimited in India get a heartbreaking call from a concerned neighbor—a dairy farm's left a newborn calf to die on the roadside so he won't drink mom's valuable milk! Luckily for little "Dil," rescuers soon arrive with milk and love. Better yet, he'll peacefully live out his life at the Animal Aid Unlimited sanctuary. View Now
On a bridge to take wedding photos in Russia, the party soon realized a man and his daughter were in trouble on the ice below. Quick to react, two men from the group rushed down to help the dad to safety. View Now