Firefighters have freed a beloved family pooch impaled on a residential fence.
Firefighters have freed a beloved family pooch impaled on a residential fence.

Dog impaled on fence

Firefighters have freed a beloved family pooch impaled on a residential fence.

Corio CFA received reports at 5.30pm the dog had tried to jump a back fence at a property on Princess Rd, Corio before a metal prong became stuck in its lower stomach.

It's understood firefighters used hydraulic cutters to separate the section of the fence and wrap up the animal on a makeshift stretcher with blankets.

The animal was then transported to a nearby animal hospital by its owners for surgery.

The breed of the dog is not known.

Originally published as Dog impaled on Corio fence



JOBS BONANZA: 10+ opportunities in Warwick right now

Premium Content JOBS BONANZA: 10+ opportunities in Warwick right now

With more than a dozen jobs advertised in the last week, it’s time to get applying!

NEW CRAFT: Revitalised rodeo markets promises tourism boom

Premium Content NEW CRAFT: Revitalised rodeo markets promises tourism boom

At least 150 stallholders from across the state will flock to the beloved Warwick...

GIDDY UP: What’s on for Melbourne Cup in Warwick

Premium Content GIDDY UP: What’s on for Melbourne Cup in Warwick

Seats are sure to be limited at these Warwick Melbourne Cup events. HOW TO BOOK...