Dog Adopted After Being Rescued From Ledge

DOG

After being rescued from being trapped in a ravine in New Jersey’s Garret Mountain Park, a dog has been adopted by a firefighter. Two weeks ago, a rescuer rappelled down 50 feet to reach the poodle mix canine and taken to safety. According to fire chief Brian McDermott, she was likely stuck in the ravine overnight. It is not clear how the dog ended up about 50 feet down in between two rocks. 

“It was about 20 inches wide, the space, what I did was support the front end so the dog wouldn’t fall any further down the cliff. There was a member of a team inside that was able to grab the dog and pull him out through the hole. He was happy to see us,” said firefighter Angelica.

After her rescue, the dog was taken to the veterinarian and place to be adopted. Apparently about 50 people called about the dog and 10 submitted applications to adopt it, Second Chance Pet Adoption League president Stephanie Pearl said. Pearl explains that she chose the Paterson firefighter Paul DiFalco and his family because they live close to the animal clinic and usually have someone home during the day –  the dog gets anxious when left alone.

DiFalco and his family has decided to name the dog Easter, because they think she looks like an Easter bunny with red skin.

Image via My Fox NY

 



Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

   
Adopted Dog Walks for 97 Days to Get Home to Adoptive Mom
Marine Dog Reaches Honored Status in US Special Ops Community
Veteran Reunited with Military Working Dog That Saved His Life
Airport Dogs in the UK Were Able to Sniff Out Coronavirus
Border Collie Boston Terrier Cane Corso Chihuahua Corgi French Bulldog German Shepherd Golden Retriever Great Dane Pit Bulls Rottweiler Siberian Husky Tibetan Mastiff
10 Dog Breeds That Really Love to Sleep
What Defines a Dog as Being a Spitz?
The Five Most Popular Spaniel Breeds in the World
Is it Possible You’re Walking Your Dog Too Much?
What You Need to Know About Oregano Oil for Dogs
How to Spot A Dog Adopting Scam During This Pandemic
10 Awesome Indoor Activities for Dogs
Why Now is a Great Time to Tackle Your Dog’s Bad Breath
Is It Safe For Your Dog To Drink Tap Water?
Raw Dog Food
Are Meat Alternatives Safe For Your Dog’s Diet?
Pot and Pups: A Potentially Harmful Combination