Joplin Fire rescue dog from ledge at Mother Nature’s Crack

It’s believed the injured dog was stuck on the ledge for 3-4 days
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Joplin Firefighter reaches dog for rescue. Little white dog was stuck on a ledge, the cliffs above Shoal Creek, aka Mother Nature’s Crack. August 4, 2022. Courtesy Joplin Fire Dept.

JOPLIN, Mo. — Joplin Animal Control was assisted by Joplin Firefighters on Thursday afternoon rescuing a dog that had fallen off the top of the cliffs at Mother Nature’s Crack in Wildcat Glades.

Joplin Fire state in a release of information the little white dog appeared to have been there for 3 or 4 days, was injured and dehydrated.

THE CLIFFS ABOVE SHOAL CREEK AKA MOTHER NATURE’S CRACK IS MARKED BY THE RED IN THE ACTIVE MAP. 

“Personnel were able to boat across Shoal Creek and remove the dog from the crevice he landed in,” Joplin Fire state.

The dog has a great prognosis and is receiving treatment for its injuries.

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