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Dog rescued from 14-foot-deep sinkhole after 2 nights inside


February 19, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A dog that spent two nights stuck in a 14-foot-deep sinkhole was rescued Wednesday by firefighters using a makeshift harness.

Owners Ron and Megan Holmes told the Centre Daily Times their golden retriever, Skye, is doing fine now despite the ordeal.

Megan Holmes said she was walking Skye around an arboretum at Penn State University in State College during a snowstorm on Monday night when she let the dog off a leash and the dog seemingly vanished.

Ron Holmes learned Tuesday that the area, in central Pennsylvania, had sinkholes and found one and yelled into it. But...

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