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Local dog rescued from steep embankment

'All tails are wagging'


Last updated 1/8/2020 at 12:50pm

Photo courtesy of Everett Fire Department

Firefighter Travis Gamm rescued Robert Stockton and his dog from vegetation and shrubs down the bluff before using a rope to bring them to safety.

"Our own hometown fire department is a shining example of people selflessly helping others, while simply doing their job," said Mukilteo resident Robert Stockton. "The very best there is!"

Stockton went through quite the scare when his beloved pug-schnauzer-mix dog, Mr. Gryfinn, was nowhere to be found Saturday, Dec. 14.

He searched everywhere for the dog. He drove around town, called for him, and even posted a request for help on Nextdoor. It was unlike the 13-year-old dog to suddenly go missing.

Stockton said the dog typically has a shock collar to avoid unwarranted adventures through the...

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