A German Shepherd was rescued from a lake in Lancashire after spending the night clinging to a wooden structure for safety.
Early in the morning on March 25, someone noticed the dog clinging to life on the shore of Fairhaven Lake. The Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, along with assistance from the general public and nearby police, immediately took action to save the stranded dog.
The dog has been handed over to the local RSPCA and is reported to be safe and in good condition. The Veterinary Health Centre is providing necessary treatment for the dog, and the owner will need to provide identification.
To locate the dog’s owner, the police are conducting inquiries in the vicinity of the lake and have initiated a request for information campaign.
A German Shepherd dog was reported to have been found in the water at Fairhaven Lake this morning after spending the night there, as stated in a social media post by Fylde Police.
“We can confirm that the dog was rescued by our Lancs Fire & Rescue colleagues and several members of the public, resulting in a successful outcome.
The Veterinary Health Centre is providing care for the dog, and the owner will need to provide documentation.
“The dog is currently safe and being looked after by the local RSPCA. In an effort to identify the owner of the dog, we will be reviewing the CCTV footage around the lake.
“Were you in the vicinity?” Did you witness anything? Is this your dog? If so, please report it online or call 101, mentioning log number 0243 for this specific day. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.”