Trapped puppy’s engine ride(V)
HONEY THE ENGINE’S HOWLING, STOP! This lucky pooch survived a horrific ride while being trapped under the bonnet of a car.Image: YouTube
MIAMI, Florida – Cats stuck in trees, dogs wedged in pipes... Firefighters often have to respond to animal rescue calls. It’s not often however that authorities are called to retrieve a trapped animal from an engine mount, especially one that endured a being trapped for miles in transit.
A puppy was rescued from the engine of car after being trapped during an drive from Hallandale Beach to Dania Beach, Florida.
A Florida couple discovered the trapped pooch after noticing their Chrysler PT Cruiser“handled strangely.” Firefighters removed the dog who was wedged between the steering mechanism and an axle, reports WSVN.com.
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Broward County Sheriff for Fire and Rescue, Mike Jachles, said: "They realised the engine wasn't purring. In fact, it was actually running a little rough.
"You have to go through Hollywood to get to Dania Beach, so it could have been anywhere from a five to 16km trip."
It’s unclear as to how the unfortunate pup found itself trapped under the hood of a car.
'THIS IS ONE LUCKY DOG'
Jachles quipped: "It was like the Indy 500 pit crew out there. They had the wheel off the PT Cruiser. They were working gingerly to rescue the dog that was trapped in there."
"This was one lucky dog who actually had more like nine lives."
The thirsty pup was whisked away for water and then to a veterinarian.