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12 times dogs were lovingly rescued during Hurricane Harvey

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These dedicated dog owners weren’t about to let a Hurricane get in the way of looking after their pet.

(David J. Phillip/AP/PA)

Communities rallied around to help neighbours stranded in floodwaters as the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey was felt across southern Texas.

And as these pictures show, looking after animals was part and parcel of that rescue effort.

These dedicated dog owners weren’t about to let a hurricane get in the way of looking after their pet.

1. Dogs Lacy and Iggy were rescued from their home in Spring, Texas, with owners John and Cathy Cservek as floodwaters rose.

John and Cathy Cservek hold their dogs Lacy and Iggy while being rescued from their home as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise. (David J. Phillip/AP)
(David J. Phillip/AP)
Belinda Penn holds her dogs Winston and Baxter (David J. Phillip/AP)
(David J. Phillip/AP)
Joe Garcia carries his dog Heidi from his flooded home as he is rescued from rising floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey. (David J. Phillip/AP)
(David J. Phillip/AP)
A family evacuates their Meyerland home in Houston complete with two dogs. (Mark Mulligan/AP)
(Mark Mulligan/AP)

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A flotilla of boats on the flooded Sam Houston Tollway. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle/AP)
(Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle/AP)
People walk with dogs along a street at the east Sam Houston Tollway from rescue boats as evacuations continue from flooding in Houston, Texas, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, following Tropical Storm Harvey. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
(Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
A man reaches to take a small dog from a rescue truck (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle/AP)
(Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle/AP)
Dog lifted on to an air boat after Hurricane Harvey caused rising flood waters and forced the family to evacuate. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle/AP)
(Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle/AP)

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Lance Cross holds his dog Max while being evacuated from his home as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey (David J Phillip/AP)
(David J. Phillip/AP)
Poodle riding a boar along with people rescued after Harvey (Charlie Riedel/AP)
(Charlie Riedel/AP)
Volunteers evacuate people and pets from a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey
(Charlie Riedel/AP)
People evacuate a neighbourhood inundated by floodwaters from including a dog. (Charlie Riede/AP)
(Charlie Riede/AP)

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