A dog has been rescued from a Lancashire lake after clinging to a wooden structure overnight for safety.
The German shepherd was spotted on the shores of Fairhaven Lake earlier today (March 25) clinging for life. Police in the area, along with the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and the help of members of the public, rushed to rescue the stricken mutt.
The dog is said to be fine and has been turned over to the local RSPCA. He is under the care of the Veterinary Health Center and the owner of the dog must prove that he owns the dog. LancsLive reports. .
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Police say they will also be conducting inquiries around the lake to try to trace the dog’s owner. You have started a call for information.
A spokesman for Fylde Police said: “We are aware of the incident circulating on social media of a dog (German Shepherd) getting stuck in the water at Fairhaven Lake this morning and being in the water all night.
“We can confirm that the dog was rescued by our colleagues from Lancs Fire & Rescue along with several members of the public which was a fantastic result.
The dog is under the care of the Veterinary Health Center and the dog’s owner must provide proof
“The dog is now safe and well and in the hands of the local RSPCA. We will be running security cameras around the lake to see if we can locate the owner of this dog.
“Have you been in the area? Did you see anything? Is that your dog? If so, please can you report it online or by calling 101 and providing log number 0243 from today’s date. Thank you for everyone’s efforts.”