According to Sunday's Boston Herald, a dog is alive today thanks to the efforts of a Carver, Mass., police officer who plunged into the water to save his life.
On Saturday, a Toyota Tacoma was completely submerged in approximately eight feet of water in South Meadow Village - Moochie, a Chihuahua was trapped inside. According to the Carver Police Department, 59-year-old Debra Titus was able to escape from the vehicle, but was frantic to find help for her dog who remained inside.
Officer Harriman, who is described as an "avid dog lover," removed his gun belt and dove into the water to free the dog from the vehicle. When Moochie was initially pulled free, he was unconscious, but Officer Harriman was able to resuscitate him.
The heroic officer had to leave after rescuing the dog, but later, returned to check on Moochie's condition, he told the Boston Herald:
An hour later, when I went back to the scene, he looked like a little fluff ball,”
We’d all do it. I know it’s something that’s important to us.”
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