A tiny, little puppy named Toshi had the unfortunate experience of falling into a storm-drain pipe. The pipe was long and too narrow for the dog to be freed quickly. Firefighters in DeKalb County, Georgia took on the task of ensuring the puppy would be safely returned to his human friend, four-year-old Sahri.
Sahri anxiously waited while men dug and later, heavy machinery was brought in. After eight grueling hours, Toshi was cold and probably frightened. Despite the harrowing experience, all Sahri wanted Toshi to know was that he was not in trouble.
Puppy Rescue underway DCFR & DeKalb Animal Cruelty work to free trapped puppy in pipe 2228 Embarcado Blvd Lithonia pic.twitter.com/HHA7IdDSxn— DeKalb County Police (@DeKalbCountyPD) April 21, 2015
Progress underway to free Tadoshi the dog from pipe.. pic.twitter.com/8HVqKiSmek— DeKalb County Police (@DeKalbCountyPD) April 21, 2015
Puppy Rescue continues: heavy machinery called in to speed up digging. pic.twitter.com/mDuGGqDxub— DeKalb County Police (@DeKalbCountyPD) April 21, 2015
Animal Services Director Xan hangs with four-year-old Sahri while our team rescues her puppy from a storm drain. pic.twitter.com/Cv1fK4MUgt— DeKalb County, GA (@ItsInDeKalb) April 21, 2015
The puppy is rescued!! Back in the arms of her owner. pic.twitter.com/mlLRvvd46L— DeKalb County Police (@DeKalbCountyPD) April 21, 2015