Family pet returned safely after falling in sinkhole
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A Northwest Ohio family got quite a surprise Monday when their dog ended up stuck in a sinkhole.
Bill McElheney snapped this pic of Judge Mike Goulding, his son, and their family dog, Piper, moments after they pulled Piper from a 6 foot deep sinkhole on River Rd in Toledo. Piper, a 2-year-old rescue from Planned Pethood, was missing for hours while she was trapped. She is ok pic.twitter.com/jRH34mYIk6— Tony Geftos (@TonyGeftos13abc) December 8, 2021
Piper the dog was trapped in the sinkhole that was 1-2 feet wide at the surface and 6-feet wide underground. She was found when someone heard her barking.
In a social media post, Planned Pethood encourages everyone to report unmarked sinkholes for the safety of pets and children.
There is a happy ending to the story, as Piper was returned safely to her family.
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