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17 December 2010, 13:09 | Updated: 19 December 2010, 10:09
Dorset Fire and Rescue was alerted to a dog stuck in a rabbit hole in Mountbatten Drive, Ferndown Thursday (16th Dec).
A crew from Ferndown attended the incident along with our Animal and Special rescue teams from Poole. Crews dug the dog, a Lurcher called Freya, out of the hole and lifted her to safety. It took nearly an hour to rescue her.
Meanwhile Fire Crews also had a call to reports of a horse stuck in a ditch near Corfe Castle. Crews from Wareham and a Special Rescue and Animal Rescue teams from Poole were on the scene with the local vet and the owner of the horse.
'Bruno', a 17 hands high shire horse, was lifted from the river using strops.