With rain still pummeling the Houston area, the effects of Hurricane Harvey — now downgraded to a tropcial storm — are being felt by everyone in America's fourth largest city, pets included. Thankfully, there are countless rescuers, volunteers and Good Samaritans working to ensure every person and pet finds a dry and safe place to ride out the rest of the storm.
Here, Joe Garcia carries his dog Hedi from his flooded home in Spring, Texas, to a rescue boat.
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Felipe Grande carries a dog in each arm from his apartment in the Houston area.
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Officers from a neighborhood security patrol help residents of River Oaks in Houston rescue their pets.
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Andrew White helps his neighbor and her dog find safety from the severe flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.
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Houston residents carry their pets through the flood waters on Mercury Drive.
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A man carefully floats his dogs on an air matress through the flood waters filling Houston's major roads.
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A bulldog is carried to safety after being rescued in Spring, Texas.
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A pet owner in Houston, Texas, makes sure to bring his dog as he evacuates his flooded neighborhood.
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John Tuan returns to his flooded home to rescue his dog that was stuck inside.
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A volunteer rescuer helps move a stranded dog to dry land in Houston.
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Volunteers help save a cat from the flood waters.
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Volunteers help keep a cat abandonded during Hurricane Harvey dry and safe.
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A volunteer rescuer walks through the flood waters while working to keep a recently saved dog dry.
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A rescuer helps a family saved from the flood waters carry their cat and belongings to safety.
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First responders help rescue entire families, pets included, from the devastating effects of the storm.