It's a dog's life for Tunstall terrier after cheating death

INQUISITIVE terrier Frank has cheated death for the second time after his leg became impaled on an iron gatepost.
Firefighters had to cut the quivering Jack Russell free and give him oxygen after he got trapped near his Tunstall home.
He'd tried to squeeze underneath an old railway line fence when a rusty bar became wedged through 12cm of his muscle, narrowly missing his arteries.
Once freed by the crew, the pooch was whisked to Newcastle's Charter Veterinary Surgeons, where on-call vet Hayley Brobyn was waiting to operate on him. She worked round the clock to remove the bar, clean out the... read more

30 September 2016 in Regional West, Views: 38
Source: The Sentinel

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