A man celebrating his birthday took heroic action to rescue a drowning dog he spotted in New York’s East River.
Gabe Castellanos left his own birthday party when he saw the dog in trouble.
It was later discovered that Harper had ended up escaping from a dog walker who was hit by a car. She had some abrasions to her paws but was otherwise unharmed.
As for Gabe he had to get patched up and may have to get some dental work done soon. But he doesn’t hold it against Harper and is just glad he could save a life.
Watch Gabe’s heroic actions in the video below along with interviews after the rescue with Gabe and Harper’s human.
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