Badly injured dog rescued after MONTH lost in Yorkshire Dales

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Badly injured dog rescued after MONTH lost in Yorkshire Dales


A dog that spent nearly a month stuck up a mountain with a broken leg in the Yorkshire Dales has been rescued.

The four-year-old lurcher-Saluki cross was close to death when he was discovered on Buckden Pike.

According to the Craven Herald, he was spotted by a walker near the Polish War memorial on Saturday afternoon.

Eight members of the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association rescued the dog after finding it sheltering by a wall.

Badly injured dog rescued after MONTH lost in Yorkshire Dales



A spokesman said: "It is lucky to be alive."

The Daily Mail reports that the dog is believed to have chased a rabbit up the hill and got lost. After injuring its limb it was stuck on the fell for nearly a month.

The dog was brought back to Grassington, North Yorkshire and is being cared for by The Dog People.

Spokeswoman Helen Coates told The Sun: "At the moment we are just taking care of him, making sure he gets rest and food. He's eating and drinking now and starting to walk around a bit."

"We'll look after him here until he's better. Hopefully his rightful owner will turn up to collect him. But if not, he might become part of the family."

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