“We’re just very happy that someone is able to give that dog a permanent home. It’s nice to keep him in the family,” Chief Colin Altman said this morning.
Alex Wendt had been trying to adopt Chester “kind of from Day One,” Altman said.
“The two dogs got along,” Altman said.
UPDATE @ 11:45 a.m. (July 12)
The dog trapped in Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve has been rescued and appears to be fine.
The dog was taken to the Humane Society of Greene County.
INITIAL REPORT (July 12)
A rescue is underway this morning for a dog that is trapped in Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve in Yellow Springs.
The extent of the dog’s injuries is unknown at this time.
The maintenance staff for the gorge called it in to Greene County Dispatch at 8:48 a.m. this morning.
Miami Twp. Fire Department is out at the scene, as well as animal control and a vet.
We have a crew heading to the scene, and we will update this story as more information becomes available.
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