A group of construction workers in Pasaje Canton, Ecuador are hailed as heroes after their quick-thinking saved a poor puppy from certain fate. The men teamed-up and used their digger to save the dog from drowning after falling into an irrigation canal. The rescue was caught on camera and the moment went viral online!
The crew was alerted by some of their co-workers through radio that a dog just fell into the canal and she’s been carrying towards them by the rapids. Without a second thought, they rushed to save the helpless dog. One of the workers, Abel Murillo, jumped into the excavator’s bucket while his co-worker take him down until he was able to reach the dog.
Scared and confused, the dog even bite Murillo’s hand, but that didn’t stopped the heroic builder to rescue her. Then, they were both lifted back to safety by the rest of the crew!
“The dog was almost about to let go because, with the force of the water, the dog hit the bucket and wanted to go under it,” the hero explained. “Then, what I did was to grab the dog and it bit me but only with a slight bite.”
“We decided to get down with a bucket to rescue the dog,” the workers said. “Thank God we were able to catch it, we could give the animal another chance to live!”
Thanks to these heroic men, an innocent soul was spared and got a second chance. But the builders didn’t just saved the dog, but they even raised enough money to take her to a vet where she was treated!
“We decided to get down with a bucket to rescue the dog,” the workers said. “Thank God we were able to catch it, we could give the animal another chance to live. It was in bad condition. We did a collection and took it to the vet who gave it some injections.”
The dramatic moment was caught on camera and it went absolutely viral online, with millions of views and at least as many positive reactions to the workers’ beautiful gesture! Watch the moment here!