Posts Tagged "Animals"

Rescue team abseil down sinkhole to rescue dog

A dog had to be rescued after falling down a sinkhole in South Tyneside. The Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue service carried out the rescue operation in Whitburn, just after 12pm on Friday. It is believed there was water…

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Horse rescued by firefighters after falling down cliff

Fire crews were called out the incident in Cammachmore, Aberdeenshire, on Thursday. A horse which fell down a cliff has been rescued by firefighters in Aberdeenshire. Fire crews were called out the incident in Cammachmore shortly after 1pm on Thursday….

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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service launches appeal for pet oxygen masks

Firefighters are appealing for funds to make sure more of their stations carry lifesaving oxygen masks for pets. A non-profit organisation called Smokey Paws works to provide oxygen resuscitation masks, free of charge, to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service….

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Neigh bother: Fire service rescue horse stuck in the mud

The Scottish Fire Service has been involved in an unusual rescue… helping a horse that became stuck in the mud. The specialist large animal rescue team managed to free the horse, and reunite it with its owner.

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Stranded Shetland pony pulled to safety from swollen river

Firefighters had to rescue Nemo after he got into difficulty in the Forth in Aberfoyle. Firefighters have rescued a Shetland Pony stranded in a swollen river in the Trossachs. They were called to the scene near Lochard Road, Aberfoyle, at…

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Shropshire rescue crews work their animal magic

It’s been another year of lifting and cajoling for a specialist animal rescue unit based in Shropshire. The team, based at Wellington fire station in Telford, say it has been one of its busiest 12 months on record. It is…

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Two pet dogs killed in ‘accidental’ house fire near Dungiven

A fire at a Co Derry home which led to the deaths of two family pet dogs is being treated as accidental. Fire fighters were called to the house at Foreglen Road near Dungiven after the fire broke out in…

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Calls about animals in danger has risen says Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue

The number of people calling Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service to help animals has risen. They say most calls are for domestic animals like cats, dogs and rodents. Since 2011 to the end of October 2016, almost 600 incidents involving…

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Norfolk Fire and Rescue receive unusual Christmas gift

The Norfolk Fire and Rescue service have received an early Christmas gift for one of their most unique teammates. The Norfolk Fire and Rescue service have received an unusual Christmas gift, for one of their most unique teammates. The service…

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How You Can Help Stop Animal Abuse In The Tourism Industry

Dear Travellers, While I was in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, eating kottu (a traditional spicy stir-fry of shredded roti bread with vegetables and chicken), I noticed a scene outside the restaurant that I’ve witnessed many times before: tourists riding an elephant….

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