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Customers Who Care: Epic Dog Rescue
All photos and video by C.A.R.E.S Clarksdale Animal Rescue Effort and Shelter.

When a young puppy was heard crying from a concrete drain on the side of the road her only option was to wait for help or starve.

After all means of reporting the pup in distress to the city’s animal control, the dog was stranded for 24 hours with no help in sight.

That’s when a loyal Gunner Kennel’s customer Mary Brock Crumpton stepped into action along with volunteers who jumped in to help.

With the help of others and some heavy machinery, the top of the drain was removed.

After hours of attempting to persuade the dog out with food, Crumpton said she thought to herself,

“I can fit in this tube and I’m going to go get her.”

dog inside pipe

Crumpton did not skip a beat as she bravely climbed headfirst into the pipe to save her.

There was a 10-foot drop-off that led to a maze of other pipes, Mary Brock said. She was able to grab the 4-month-old Brindle mix and carry her to the outside surface.

Customers Who Care: Epic Dog Rescue

Crumpton serves as Director at CARES Clarksdale Animal Rescue Effort and Shelter. A no-kill animal shelter in Clarksdale, Miss. that specializes in transporting rescue dogs all over the country.

Now safe and sound, the rescue dog has since dubbed the name “Piper.” She is currently available for adoption at CARES in Mississippi.

To learn more about CARES Clarksdale Animal Rescue Effort and Shelter and what they do visit them here or like them on Facebook.


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