Rottweiler in Nelson river drama

First published in News

A LARGE rottweiler dog had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in a river.

The 12-month-old dog had jumped into water at Walverden Park, Brunswick Street, Nelson, just before 11pm on Tuesday.

Its owners, a couple in their 30s, had only got the dog that day and called 999 when their new pet couldn’t get back up the 4ft drop.

It had swum to a concrete ledge near a surface water drain. A team used an inflatable walkway and a dog restrainer for the rescue.

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12:48am Mon 21 Feb 11

jaffa90 says...

They should make dog leads stronger.
They should make dog leads stronger. jaffa90
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12:52am Mon 21 Feb 11

jaffa90 says...

Also charge the owners for contacting any recue services.
Also charge the owners for contacting any recue services. jaffa90
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