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Dog Named Magic Found Alive 2 Days After Brick Wall Collapses on Top of Him

Magic, a 16-year-old American Pit bull Terrier, was buried under a three-story brick wall that fell into his owner's yard

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    'Magic' Dog Rescued From The Rubble of Collapsed Wall

    After two days of thinking he lost his best friend due to a collapsed wall, his 16-year-old dog named Magic was found alive. After the dog was rescued, Magic was taken to the vet for further examinations.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018)

    A family dog believed to be dead after a brick wall collapsed off of a home in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood was found buried alive under rubble two days later.

    Sections of a three-story brick wall on Emerald Street collapsed into the yard of neighbor Jose Gonzalez on Monday.

    Gonzalez believed his dog Magic, a 16-year-old American Pit bull Terrier, died in the accident. The family tried digging through the rubble by hand, but couldn't locate Magic.

    Then Tuesday, construction workers cleaning up the debris found the canine under bricks.

    Dog Rescued From Collapse Debris 2 Days Later

    [NATL-PHI] Dog Rescued From Collapse Debris 2 Days Later

    When a three-story brick wall collapsed on top of Magic the dog in Philadelphia, his owners feared he had died. But two days later unsuspecting construction workers found him alive.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018)

    "They say men don't cry but I was so happy I was crying," Gonzalez said of hearing that his trusted pet was still here.

    "We are all happy about that, that nobody was hurt. That’s was the main thing. But when I found out my dog was here, it was the same thing as somebody getting hurt," Gonzales said Wednesday.

    Magic has head trauma and is dehydrated. The family is taking him to a veterinarian for a full examination.

    Magic was trapped in this rubble after the three-story brick wall from a neighboring home fell into Jose Gonzalez's yard. | See Larger
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    The city's Department of Licenses and Inspections has told renters to stay out of the neighboring building, as they investigate what happened.