Facebook_off Twitter_off Pinterest Instagram_off Googleplus_off Youtube_off Emailnewsletter

Welcome to DogHeirs, Where Dogs Are Family! Log in or Sign Up


DogHeirs Tshirts

Man rescues dog trapped outside apartment window

Custom_sam_sheepdog_300_thumb By Martha | | Comments (0)

Dog perched outside of window needed rescue

When a dog was spotted dangling from an apartment window, he got help from an unexpected person - a UPS driver. Hector Matta was making deliveries in a Boston neighborhood when he spotted the dog perched dangerously on the window sill outside of an apartment window, shivering, afraid and hanging on for dear life. 

Hector Matta helped a dog in troubleHector told Boston's WHDH News "Just happened to make a delivery and look up and see this dog on the window shaking. I just tried to do the best I could with the dog because I felt bad for him."

He decided to come to the dog's aid. Thinking quickly, he went to a nearby construction site and got a ladder from one of the workers. Hector then climbed up to the dog. The dog had punched through the screen window and gotten stuck on the ledge, unable to go back in. Hector pushed the dog back inside through the window, most likely saving the dog's life. 

The 10 year UPS employee was modest about his efforts, "Just me being me, trying to help people out." He also cares for dogs, owning an English Bulldog himself. "I love dogs - I love animals. It's nothing for me, this is what I do."


View more articles in: Community News

You may also like

Husky does the funniest thing to signal that he's ready to come back inside (VIDEO)

This is how Dexter the Husky let's his humans know that he's ready to come back inside, and makes some lovely "nose art" while he waits.   Related: How bulldogs create fabulous works of nose and mouth art  Funny dog tries to get someone to play with her
Read more

Dogs who love to create nose art for their humans (PHOTOS)

"My windows aren't dirty.That's my dog's nose art." Any dog lover will tell you, keeping your windows clean in your home or car can be difficult when there are canine artists waiting to use their noses to make their art and lovingingly present it to their humans. Some dogs get so enthusiastic that they will use their tongues as another artistic brush. Just look at these artists at work and you will be inspired to...
Read more

Proposed "Puppy Doe" bill would create animal abuse registry in Massachusetts

The horrific torture and subsequent humane euthanasia of Puppy Doe has spurred action by a group of legislators in Massachusetts who say they plan to file a bill that would create a statewide registry of convicted animal abusers. There was a public outcry worldwide after police and animal welfare organizations released details of the abandoned pit bull puppy's abuse. The legislation is dubbed "PAWS" (Act of Protecting Animal Welfare and Safety". The registry would aim...
Read more

Dog saves guardian after pair hit by car while on walk

John Miles has the family dog to thank for coming to his rescue after he was hit by a car while out for a walk with her. John takes Lucy, an 8-year-old Beagle mix, out for a walk everyday. But a few weeks ago, the pair was hit by a car while crossing the road. The car sped away leaving John with two broken legs, a broken arm, and fractured facial bones. Lucy also badly...
Read more

Transit Police Officer rescues Pit Bull from rail tracks

A concerned citizen traveling on Boston's transit on Monday morning alerted MBTA Transit Police Officer Murawski-Dupont that they had spotted a dog roaming the commuter rail tracks between Savin Hill and JFK-UMass stations. According to The Animal Rescue League of Boston, Officer Murawski-Dupont was approached at Savin Hill Station on Monday morning and immediately went to the dog's aid. She bicycled the entire way through sleet and rain until she saw the Pit Bull on...
Read more

Comments on this Article

» View all comments

Add Your Comment!

Log in to leave a comment or Create an account

Spring Sale on T-Shirts

Must See

Follow DogHeirs

Also find us on: DogHeirs on Twitter DogHeirs on Pinterest DogHeirs on Instagram DogHeirs on Google+

Copyright 2015 DogHeirs