An Arizona state worker has given an adorable puppy a second shot at life.
Gil Estrada was monitoring road cameras at the state’s Department of Transportation’s Traffic Control Center in Phoenix on Monday night when he recognized the white-hot hound trying to cross busy State Route 51, reports NBC News.
Speeding vehicles nearly impressed the panicked pooch countless meters. But she somehow eventually became it onto the median concrete barrier.
“It was hard to watch, ” Estrada told KNXV-TV. “The dog preserved getting so close to being hit.”
This dog was stuck on the median wall on SR 51 tonight until she was picked up. We hope to find her proprietor! pic.twitter.com/ PedKU1SeLP
— Arizona DOT (@ ArizonaDOT) January 26, 2016
Estrada drove various miles from the control center to try and save the dog. He arrived to find her curled up in exactly the same recognize he’d seen on the camera, Tuscon News Now reports.
Concerned that she may burn him or abscond into oncoming congestion, Estrada calmly and gently approached the dog, scooped her up and introduced her back to the control center.
— Gil Estrada (@ PhxTrafficAlert) January 26, 2016
Although the organization generally appears after ponies, it said in a Facebook post that “something about this puppy’s statu motivated us to brach outside of the norm.”
“Since we don’t well known name, we’ll call her Dottie, as a shout out to the ADOT employees who rescued her. No AERO funds will be used in the housing and care for Dottie of course since she is outside our operation, but we are so glad to be able to help, ” the organization added.
Appeals have since been launched in a bid to track down Dottie’s owneds. She will be was put forward with a view to its adoption if no-one comes forwards, per NBC News.
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