Recently, Mexico was hit by unprecedented rainfall causing massive floods. Several people and animals were displaced by the calamity. A video of a frightened dog who was struggling to stay afloat amidst the floods went viral online, reports The Indian Express. The dog was found clinging on to a window and was rescued by members of the Mexican Navy who arrived on a boat. The video had left several people emotional.
#Gracias por hacer viral el video del rescate del can en las #Inundaciones de #Tabasco #Mexico, en reconocimiento a la @SEDENAmx y la @SEMAR_mx. Les adelanto parte de la nota que saldrá publicada mañana a partir de las 7:30 am en @noti13tabasco https://t.co/S5s6EGnM0l pic.twitter.com/yrWT0R7ZFQ
— Ivân Hernández (@expansivovh) November 16, 2020
However, life took a happy turn for the dog as he now has found a new family! The Mexican Navy took to Twitter to announce that the dog has been adopted by them.
Gracias por enviarnos tu propuesta de nombre para el nuevo integrante de la #GranFamiliaNaval.
— SEMAR México (@SEMAR_mx) November 18, 2020
In another video posted by them, the dog is seen wearing his new uniform! He will now undergo training to become a search and rescue dog.
¡Ayúdanos a ponerle nombre!
— SEMAR México (@SEMAR_mx) November 16, 2020
And dog lovers online couldn’t be happier. Many called it a new beginning for him!
Remember the dog rescued by Mexico's Marine Corps during the floodings in southwest Mexico? Well, they adopted him, and he will start training as a search and rescue dog very soon 😍😭 https://t.co/36q16d9Ujf
— Michelle Barrera (@beingmich) November 18, 2020
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THE DOG THEY RESCUED IN THE FLOODING IS NOW A SEARCH&RESCUE DOG 😭😭VIVA FIRULAIS🗣 https://t.co/wtZSe18YKR
— T🇲🇽🏌🏽♀️ (@YoungToots10) November 18, 2020
Wow that was the most wholesome thing I've seen today 😭💖 please dont ever leave your pets behind 💖🙏 https://t.co/TxdlryvoMv
— Rian Gonzales 🌈 (@rianbowart) November 18, 2020
The newest addition to the Mexican Navy's family. This dog was rescued from a flooded area, clinging for dear life to an AC metal frame. The future holds training and service duty in rescue and aid relief in the loving and caring environment of his new unit. @dog_rates https://t.co/uEK014tNwb
— Rose Girl (@RoseGir21032708) November 18, 2020
— Mexus News (@MexusNews) November 17, 2020
Happy ending for this dog, 😃https://t.co/jegs3nxNJs
— eL-Perrell (@ShiwawaPawarrf) November 17, 2020
The dog is about to begin a new journey. Hope he gets all the love and cuddles he deserves!