In Mobile, Alabama, onlookers held their collective breaths on Sunday, as the owner of a dog jumped off the Bayway bridge to save his dog from drowning. Al Trovinger rescued his dog River because “there was nothing else we could do – she was either going to drown or someone was going to jump off and get her, so I jumped off.”
According to Fox News, Trovinger and his family had been stuck on the bridge after a serious accident stopped traffic. After a half-hour, he decided to take River for a walk and leashed him up, but at that exact moment the dog jumped over the bridge snapping her collar in half. And having no choice, Trovinger jumped in.
Good Samaritans threw in a dog’s life vest which helped the two stay afloat while they made it to a nearby boat ramp. Paramedics and state troopers met the two at the dock to make sure they were fine. Trovinger said he would do it again if needed to save his dog’s life.
(Photo screenshot via Fox News)
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