Dog finds new home after being left stranded in Houston floodwaters

(KPRC) Mario Gallardo, 62, says he had little choice when he left his dog behind as flood waters approached his Houston, Texas home on May 31.

“When I left here, never in a million years could I guess it was going to come up this high,” Gallardo said.

Gallardo lost a leg to diabetes and he’s on dialysis. He also has history of heart disease.

He says he left his house high and dry on Memorial Day, but returned a few hours later to find water in the streets and police enforcing a mandatory evacuation.

The dog was later found tied to the porch, with her head barely above water. A KPRC news reporter took her to the sheriff’s office.

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