The poor puppy was kept underground for over sixty hours before the Rescue Team eventually found it.

A dog which was trapped underground after getting stuck in a badger’s sett for nearly three days has been rescued after a joint effort by the RSPCA and firefighters.

Rescue services were called to the scene in Coalville, Leicestershire, shortly before midday on Tuesday, March 1.

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The distressed dog owner had called the emergency services to say the poor pup had been trapped for more than 60 hours.

The pooch had crawled into the sett and could not escape after it became trapped in the mud.

The fire crews, assisted by RSPCA officers who were already at the scene, had to listen out for the pet’s barking so they would know where to dig.

They also used specialist listening and locating devices to find the trapped canine as more rescue crews were called in to assist with their efforts.

A dog which was trapped underground after getting stuck in a badger's sett for nearly three days in Leicestershire has been rescued after a joint effort by the RSPCA and firefighters

A dog which was trapped underground after getting stuck in a badger’s sett for nearly three days in Leicestershire has been rescued after a joint effort by the RSPCA and firefighters

The fire crews, assisted by RSPCA officers who were already at the scene, had to listen out for the pet's barking so they would know where to dig

The fire crews, assisted by RSPCA officers who were already at the scene, had to listen out for the pet’s barking so they would know where to dig

The dog had crawled into the sett and could not escape after it became trapped in the mud. It was finally freed on Tuesday after 60 hours

The dog had crawled into the sett and could not escape after it became trapped in the mud. It was finally freed on Tuesday after 60 hours

The teams then called in reinforcements to help with the digging shortly before 4pm and the sounds being made by the dog allowed them to locate it.

The service confirmed the dog was rescued shortly before 5pm and safely in the hands of RSPCA officers as well as being reunited with his owner.

The badger sett is believed to be inactive as so sign of any other animals were found at the scene.

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