Joplin firefighters catch up with dog they rescued from cliff

Joplin Humane Society state the dog is now named … Tumble! And will be up for adoption soon.
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Joplin Firefighters visit with dog they rescued at Mother Nature’s Crack a few weeks ago. Battalion Chief Mike Redshaw and Driver/Engineer Kolby Tucker (L-R) visit with ‘Tumble’ who is healing well and up for adoption soon according to Joplin Humane Society. Courtesy Joplin Humane Society and Animal Adoption Center, August 16, 2022.

JOPLIN, Mo. — Just a few weeks ago the Joplin Fire Dept responded to assist city of Joplin Animal Control to rescue a dog that had fallen off Mother Nature’s Crack at the Wildcat Glades cliffs.

They believed the dog had been there on the crevice 3-4 days and he was injured.

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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.

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We learn Tuesday in a release of information from the Joplin Humane Society and Animal Adoption Center the dog is recovering and he has a name… Tumble!

Sharing photos and stating, “Here he is visiting the heroes that absolutely saved his life. Tumble is doing well at the shelter and will be available for adoption very soon!”

Joplin Battalion Chief Mike Redshaw is one of the firefighters that visited with Tumble. He tells us, “Great to see he’s healing up and doing better.”

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Joplin Battalion Chief Mike Redshaw is one of the firefighters that visited with Tumble. He tells us, “Great to see he’s healing up and doing better.”

“We hope he’s able to find a good home!” states Joplin Engineer Kolby Tucker.

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“We hope he’s able to find a good home!” states Joplin Engineer Kolby Tucker.

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