Dog Was Trapped Deep, But Rescuers Refused To Give Up

Residents in Beykoz, Turkey, called authorities when they discovered that a puppy had gotten trapped in a narrow borehole. The puppy was reportedly down there for more than a week. He is finally out and safe. No one is quite sure how the puppy managed to get down the borehole.

 

The hole was less than a foot in diameter and about 200 feet (61 meters) deep.

They team that assembled had to figure out how they were going to get the puppy out. They couldn’t just send a person down a hole that small. They were able to erect a pneumatic climate tent and heating system to help protect the puppy from bad weather.

The animal rescue organization and firefighters were able to lower him some food and water. The story made national headlines. Teams worked for 10 days to get that puppy out.

The country’s Energy Minister, Berat Albayrak, contacted a mining company for help.The company was able to lower a mechanized lasso into the hole and get the puppy out safely!

There were tons of cameras on the scene when the puppy was finally pulled out! It was a triumphant moment, and the firefighters and animal rescue workers all cheered!