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PHOTOS: Dog rescued after getting trapped in badger set

PHOTOS: Dog rescued after getting trapped in badger set

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 2:10pm 16th October 2018.

This is the moment a little dog was rescued from a badger set on the Lizard.

Pirate FM understands that Otis the terrier was on a walk with his owner when he fell into the hole.

Firefighters were called to the scene at Church Cove in Gunwalloe on Tuesday morning.

The crew from Mullion managed to pull the pup free uninjured.

otis the dog rescue
Otis the terrier was rescued after falling into a badger set in Gunwalloe

"Otis the terrier was rescued from the badger setts at Church Cove Gunwalloe by Mullion fire and rescue team this lunchtime after being buried for over one and a half hours.

"Fantastic swift response saved the dog's life today.

"Local owners walked the area hundreds of times with no problems.... That is until this morning."

Tom Adams

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