Stray Rescue and some Good Samaritans helped to pull a down-on-his-luck pit bull on Friday from a North County sewer after the dog was trapped for four days reported wfsb.com.
Two dogs apparently escaped from their owner on Saturday, according to Stray Rescue of St. Louis on their Facebook page earlier this evening. One dog fell into a storm sewer on Saturday and couldn't climb out. Neighbors tried to pull the dog to safety but the dog was too nervous.
Animal Control was called, and set a trap, but were unable to get the dog out. A spokesman believed the dog was able to come and go. Neighborhood animal lovers were feeding the dog and watching over him to make sure he was safe.
And then came Stray Rescue of St. Louis who managed to coax the dog near a man hole cover. With a little sedation to calm him down, the rescuers were able to tie a rope around the pooch and pull him up to safety.
Donna Lochmann with Stray Rescue and definitely a job well-done stated:
"When he comes out and he's wagging his tail, he'll be fine. He's just scared. We'll take him back to our shelter and put him in a room where he can chill out a little bit and give him a couple of days to just chill, and I think he'll be fine."
The organization's Facebook page is already lighting up with community praises, and the best part of any rescue is a safe pooch and the return to his family:
"Stray Rescue of St. Louis - He's doing well. He was not abandoned by his owner. He had gotten out along with the other dog on Saturday. Turns out his family was concerned and looking for him."
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