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Dog rescued from flooded river in Peru, South America

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Local residents and police came to the rescue of this petrified pooch in South America.

The lucky pup was pulled to safety from rushing waters of the Rimac river in Peru after it become stranded on a rocky island.

The dog received medical attention and was comforted by residents who stood by to watch the rescue.