55kg St Bernard rescued from Scafell Pike by Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team

Daisy, a 55kg St Bernard collapsed while on the Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain, with her owners.

A 16 man team from Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team launched a rescue mission which took five hours. They rescue was a first for the team. About a dozen dogs are rescued each year, however this was the first time for such a large St Bernard.

“Displaying signs of pain in her rear legs and refusing to move, Daisy’s owners were able to keep her well hydrated and fed until team members were able to get on scene with a stretcher to help get them moving again quickly as the weather was due to deteriorate later that evening,” the group said.

Ironically it normally the St Bernard that does the rescuing!

After being carried by the team over many obstacles, including a waterfall, Daisy is fit and well and recovering at home with her owners

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