Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Jenny the Dog Saved by Fergal the Ferret

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Jenny the Dog Saved by Fergal the Ferret

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Byline: By Adan Jupp

Trapped terrier is finally found

Jenny the terrier was safely home today, thanks to Fergal the ferret.

All seemed lost when Jenny disappeared down a rabbit hole.

Efforts to find her failed and owner Bryan Kay feared the worst.

But after more than six hours searching for Jenny, with the help of the fire service, Bryan put Fergal to use.

And fitted with an electronic tracking device he led Mr Kay and the firefighters straight to the stranded dog.

And after they dug through the soil, they found the whimpering pet within an inch of her life.

Taxi driver Mr Kay, 38, of Lemington, Newcastle, said: "I was walking my three dogs at around 6.30pm and she was chasing about and went down a rabbit warren.

"I just went to my car with my friend and sat there. About 20 minutes later we went back and couldn't find her.

"So I went and got my pal and the two of us just started digging but we couldn't get her out. …

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