'Precious' never knew her Monday night trip to the bathroom would turn into such an ordeal.
After the 4-year-old dachshund fell into a groundhog hole outside her home in Penn Hills, Pa., she got stuck behind a retaining wall. But 15 volunteer firefighters dedicated more than two hours to safely getting her out, WTAE4 reported.
The firefighters dug the pup out from the side of a small hill, and owner Abby Hile was there to pull Precious free when they finally reached her pet. The tiny wiener dog was frightened and a little dirty but otherwise safe and sound.
The remarkable rescue is one of many to happen in the past month. Just two weeks ago, a stray dog in Los Angeles was rescued with the help of Google Maps. And last month, a group of windsurfers saved a stranded puppy who was found paddling in the middle of the San Francisco Bay.
H/T: NY Daily News