Among the thousands of residents in eastern India that have been evacuated from widespread flooding in Chennai, the animals are also feeling the effects of the extreme weather.
Heartbreaking footage has emerged of a dog desperate to save her puppies by swimming across floodwaters.
Though the video doesn't show the end of the rescue, the dog reportedly repeated the trip until all four of her puppies were rescued.
The video is undated, but the Chennai has been flooding since November.
Watch the video.