October 28, 2021

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Scafell Pike: Tables turned as St Bernard needs mountain rescue

Scafell Pike: Tables turned as St Bernard needs mountain rescue

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Wasdale MRT

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The procedure took five hours, with rescuers carrying Daisy on a stretcher

A St Bernard has been rescued immediately after collapsing though going for walks down England’s optimum mountain.

Members of the Wasdale Mountain Rescue Crew (MRT) went to four-yr-previous Daisy’s assist on Scafell Pike.

A team spokesman claimed Daisy had been showing symptoms of suffering in her legs and was refusing to transfer.

St Bernards are typically on the other aspect of this sort of mercy missions – they had been at first bred to rescue individuals in the Italian and Swiss Alps.

Friday’s procedure, which concerned 16 users of the MRT, took five hrs as rescuers carried Daisy on a stretcher over road blocks like a waterfall.

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Wasdale MRT

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Daisy was taken down the mountain to Wasdale

The spokesman stated: “The group rescues canine casualties close to a dozen occasions each and every calendar year but this was the initial time a St Bernard breed has been rescued by the staff.

“Daisy was a four-yr-aged feminine but still a enormous dog.

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Hurdles that experienced to be negotiated involved a waterfall

“Daisy was in simple fact a rescue canine and incredibly placid and compliant, which was a reward for the stretcher-carry off the mountain.

“It was crucial to get Daisy off the mountain promptly as the weather was owing to deteriorate afterwards that evening.”

No facts have been released about Daisy’s owner.

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Wasdale MRT

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The rescue included 16 workforce members and took 5 several hours

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