GALVESTON, TX - JULY 18: In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Cybulski and Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Theobald of Air Station Houston conduct a rescue basket hoist training from one of the air station's HH-65C Dolphin helicopters in Galveston Bay on July 18, 2007 in Galveston, Texas. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

This daring dog rescue was caught on camera for your enjoyment and boy is it exhilarating! Thank goodness we know that everyone ended up okay so you don’t need to worry at all about that. There’s a lot to unpack here, learn about the daring rescue and see the video here.

We originally saw this story on Fox News. Read more of their story here.

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Video of Dog Rescue Goes Viral

On New Year’s Day, a dog named Leo fell from a seaside cliff onto a secluded section of beach along Oregon’s Pacific coast. A multi-agency rescue effort was initiated to save Leo involving three local fire departments and the U.S. Coast Guard, with a video of the dramatic rescue posted online.

As the firefighters prepared to rappel down the cliff face to retrieve Leo, a Coast Guard helicopter aircrew intervened, lowering a rescuer with a hoisting basket onto the narrow, isolated strip of beach. The Coast Guardsman slowly approached the pup and placed him in the basket before the pair were lifted into the helicopter. They landed in a nearby parking lot where Leo was reunited with his grateful owners.

They later provided a positive update, sharing that after spending a night at an emergency vet, Leo was found to have only a few cuts and bruises and they’re hopeful he’ll make a full recovery. His owners expressed immense gratitude for the rescuers, relieved and thankful for Leo’s survival and his expected recovery.

The Viral Video

The original video was posted on X (formerly Twitter) by the United States Coast Guard Pacific Northwest’s account. Big shoutout to all of our first responders every day especially those making this amazing rescue. The video is in two parts below!

  • This Is Only Part One, The Arial View

    You can see part two below. It is so epic! Shoutout our first responders!

  • Here's Part Two!

    Gotta love our furry, four-legged friends. These first responders made a daring rescue of a pup, so worth it. This is the “hoist cam” footage.

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