Home
Print|Email|Text Size: ||
Dog Saved From Dangerous Situation
Facebook to the rescue

Communication is critical when an animal or a child is lost or in danger. If more people know to be on the lookout for an individual in trouble, the likelihood of rescue increases. Such was the case for a stray dog with her head stuck inside a jug, a situation that can lead to suffocation, dehydration, hunger and many risks. When a picture of this animal and her predicament was posted on Facebook, a lot of people took notice, including a local TV station in Nashville.

Eventually, one of the volunteers out searching for the dog found her and people were able to remove the jug and take her to a veterinarian. Ecstatic that she survived an ordeal that could have ended less happily, the dog has been named Miracle.

Has Facebook helped a dog in need in your area?

Print|Email

Karen B. London, PhD, is a Bark columnist and a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of serious behavior problems in the domestic dog.

Facebook photo by Beth Gresham

More From The Bark

More in Karen B. London:
Beating the Cancer Odds
Irish Wolfhound on Famous Pottery
Dogs Says Mama But Child Doesn’t
Learning About European Dogs
Career Day Adventures
Video of Puppies Befuddles Dog
Gazing Versus Staring
Preventing Dog Bites to Kids
Fond Memories of Our Dog
Dog Shadows