“Lassie” Leads Police to Dog in Trouble

A dog in Massachusetts is being credited with saving his pal from a dangerous situation. On Tuesday morning, an owner of two Terriers needed medical attention and had to be transported to the hospital. Her two dogs were outside when crews arrived, and ran off down the road. A few hours later, a police officer drove through the neighborhood, hoping to spot the dogs. That’s when one of them ran up to him, barking. “The dog insisted that the officer follow him through a field to an embankment,” the police department wrote in a post on Facebook. Officer Bisceglia saw that the second dog had slid on the ice and fallen about 30 feet to the bottom, where he was wedged under some overgrowth. The officer called the fire department for help, and Firefighter Hopkins reached the dog with a ladder that he extended down the embankment. He carried the trapped dog up to safety, and both dogs were checked out by a veterinarian. “Apparently, any dog in the right circumstance can turn into ‘Lassie!’” the police department said. — Read it from the Orange, Massachusetts, Police Department via Facebook


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