Firefighters Rescue Yorkie Stuck in Pool Drainage Pipe

By Ray Villeda
|  Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014  |  Updated 10:44 PM CDT
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A North Dallas family is praising the efforts of Dallas firefighters to rescue their 2-year-old Yorkie from a pool drain pipe.

Ray Villeda, NBC 5 News

A North Dallas family is praising the efforts of Dallas firefighters to rescue their 2-year-old Yorkie from a pool drain pipe.

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Yorkie Rescued From Drain Pipe

Dallas firefighters rescued a 2-year-old Yorkie from a pool drain Wednesday, it happened at an apartment complex near the corner of Spring Creek and Beltline.
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A North Dallas family is relieved after the family dog was rescued Wednesday afternoon.

As soon as her owner opened the door to the family's apartment Wednesday afternoon, 2-year-old Chloe, a Yorkie Terrier, ran out and somehow ended up in stuck in a pool drain.

Unable to free the dog, Dallas Fire-Rescue was called to the family's complex near Spring Creek and Belt Line Road. Using cameras, equipment, and several firefighters, DFR was able to cut a hole in the PVC drainage pipe and retrieve the dog.

The entire rescue took about a half hour.

The anxious dog was then reunited with her very happy family.

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