This rescue is hard to watch, but once you get to the end of it, it's entirely worth it.
When a man in Portugal heard faint cries coming from deep underground, he set to work finding the source of the wails. After slowly and carefully chipping away at an old pipe, he first found a dog that sadly didn't survive the elements...but what he found as he kept digging had me holding my breath until the very end.
This was just the beginning of a long, difficult rescue.
It's amazing that this pup didn't just give up after being stuck underground in the dark like that for who knows how long. While it's still unclear just how these dogs got themselves into this extremely unfortunate situation, the tail-wagging at the end of the story had me cheering!