Duke’s 70-pound Labrador made an impromptu flight this week when dusty devil tossed him into the air at Weyers Cave, Virginia.
The dog was lifted, turned around and thrown back to the ground. Fortunately, he was not hurt.
“It’s still very difficult to imagine that you know a dog weighing 70 pounds or so, and how do you know you don’t see it every day,” said Duke owner Brittany Wempler. said to WHSV… “How would this happen? He just looked around and was shocked for a minute, but you know, after that he went back to playing with the kids. “
Wampler worked when Dusty devil hit…
She searched for observation records of her three children. insisted this strange incident actually happened. Incredibly, this was filmed on a neighbor’s doorbell camera.
“I just couldn’t stop watching,” Wempler said of the video.
“(To say I was) shocked would probably be an understatement,” she said. said Dodo… “It was invented in our house by Duke Flying Dog. Children joke about buying him a cape. But I’m fine if he never flies away again. “
The National Weather Service confirmed that it was most likely a dusty devil this lifted the Duke into the air.
A small, rapidly rotating wind that is made visible by the dust, dirt or debris it collects. Also called a whirlwind, it grows best on clear, dry and hot days.