New Zealand Dog News

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February 12, 2006

She's all right, Jack

Daisy the dog should be dead.Firefighters from two volunteer brigades searched for her in dense bush at Piha to no avail.

But another dog eventually led rescuers to the labrador-staffordshire cross whose broken chain was tangled in thick foliage.

Animal Welfare officer Malcolm York says Daisy could have died from dehydration if left any longer.

It was his search and rescue dog Jack, an animal used to locating missing people, that saved the day.

"Jack is not trained to find other dogs," Mr York says. MORE>>


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