Puppies rescued during severe flooding in Louisiana

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Video shows puppies being rescued by a man who put them on an inflatable mattress to get them to safety during severe flooding in Louisiana. (WPVI)

Video captured puppies being rescued during severe flooding in Livingston Parish, Louisiana.

An inflatable air mattress was used as a raft to help bring nearly a dozen dachshunds to safety.

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The owner saved his dogs and his neighbor's pets.

He said on Saturday he was only dealing with two inches of water, but it quickly rose to three feet.

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That's when he knew he had to evacuate with his dogs.

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