‘One very lucky’ dog rescued after falling off 50-foot cliff at Connecticut quarry

He’s a fortunate dog.

A dog that had been lacking for days was rescued Tuesday after falling off a 50-foot cliff at a Connecticut quarry.

The North Canaan Animal Shelter acquired a telephone name from a person Monday night time who stated he had heard a dog barking whereas he was strolling close to the quarry on Lower Road, Animal Control Officer Lindsay Burr wrote in a put up.

She hitched a trip from the quarry homeowners to the underside to see if they might spot the pup, which they might hear barking however was nowhere to be discovered. 

The shelter phoned an area man with a drone to see if they might detect a warmth signature, which was unsuccessful.

Rippy the dog
Rippy, a terrier combine, disappeared on Saturday, in response to his proprietor. Facebook
dog rescue at quarry
Rescue groups descended 50 ft on ropes to save lots of the dog. Facebook
Dog Rescue from Quarry
Employees at the quarry reported listening to Rippy barking on Tuesday. Facebook

The company later realized that  Rippy, a 30-pound Terrier combine, vanished within the space on Saturday and acquired involved together with his homeowners.

On Tuesday, males engaged on the quarry reported listening to the barking once more whereas on their lunch break and at last noticed Rippy up on the cliff and referred to as Animal Control to retrieve the pup.

Northwest Rope Rescue Teams, the North Canaan Fire Company and North Canaan Ambulance assisted with the daring rescue.

“The Rope Rescue Team had 2 members who repelled roughly 50 ft down to the dog Rippy who fell down the cliff and was stuck. He could have been stuck there since Saturday night but no one will know for sure,” Burr wrote.

Rescuers and quarry workers posing for picture
Rescue groups posed within the quarry after Rippy was captured. Facebook
Rippy the dog
Rippy was returned to his homeowners to “decompress” after his rescue. Facebook

He was safely introduced again up the cliff and returned to his homeowners.

“He is one very lucky dog to have survived a fall off one of those cliffs,” Burr famous. “Other animals have not been that lucky.”

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