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This is the best picture of my dog ever taken
Adorable puppy finally rescued from storm drain after being trapped for NINE DAYS
- School teacher Linda Roth heard the puppy barking and called Dallas Animal Rescue to save the puppy who was discovered in good condition
- The puppy, his mother, father, and two siblings are up for adoption
An adorable puppy in Dallas, Texas was stuck in a storm drain for nine days before being rescued by Dallas Animal Control officers and Dallas Fire-Rescue crews yesterday.
Dallas residents could hear the puppy crying for help, and local school teacher Linda Roth contacted authorities.
The puppy was born to stray parents and was one of 13 or 14 dogs birthed by the local school. Animal control workers think that the dog could’ve been stuck in the drain since 16 Nov.
Firefighters responded, but couldn’t see or locate the puppy, so they left. But Roth and her son left food for the puppy.
Nine days later, Roth heard the puppy again, so she again contacted animal control. This time, animal control set up traps.
'We finally got a trap down there, and he went in it pretty quickly,' Dallas Animal Rescue officer Cate McManus said.
Animal rescue officer Cate McManus told Today that she thinks the dog could have escaped from the unobstructed storm drain opening but was frightened after losing its mother.
Dallas animal control wrote in a statement that there were up to 14 puppies originally but there are only 3 left now.The puppy was appropriately named Stormy and this Sunday, December 1st, a special lottery to adopt Stormy will be held by the people who saved him.
In fact, DAS rescued Stormy’s entire family, who were all strays. Two siblings are up for adoption Sunday, along with Stormy.Dad and mom are harder to place, according to Dr. McManus. “Dad is slowly coming around, seeking attention and wagging his tail for us. I think Mom is going to be a little bit slower to come around and is really going to need to be in an environment where she can learn to trust someone.” The father appears to be a Wire Haired Terrier mix and the mother is a Lab and Great Pyrenees mix.
The plucky puppy’s story may save many other animals. On any given day the shelter has 400-600 animals, according to Dr. McManus.
“Our intake has been, unfortunately, still very high considering the season. About 80-100 animals a day.” It’s hoped interest in his welfare will move people to interact and hopefully adopt other dogs here. Giving them a chance to grow and blossom like Stormy.
Dallas Animal Services reopens Saturday. People interested in the Stormy lottery actually have to be on the premises at noon Sunday. But there are really no lottery “losers,” because there are hundreds of other dogs there looking for “forever homes.” The facility is located at 1818 North Westmoreland at Interstate 30 in West Dallas.
adoptpets: Firefighters & animal control really screwed up the first time by just leaving and not setting up traps after they couldn’t locate the pup. Thank God the teacher and her son continued to care for the puppy, because if it wasn’t for them, the puppy would probably have died down there. I’m so glad this puppy got a happy ending, but I feel badly for all of the puppies that didn’t make it. Spay & neuter, & adopt & foster. Stop this insanity! I really hope the whole family gets adopted especially that fantastic mommy who was so worried about her baby. I can’t believe this shelter gets 80-100 animals a day. What the fuck is wrong with people continuing to breed their pets and buying when they should be adopting?
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All the SPN feels yesterday DDD:
And he LOOKS different! You can’t tell me he doesn’t look different!