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Tubers rescued by County Bambi is a great little

companion who came
from a very loving
firefighters and reponders home. She's a 9 year
old purebred
Chihuahua who's

by Adrienne Tait c h a l l e n g e f o r t h e in order to get them to a in water flow can affect housetrained, listens
rescuers. safe and dry location. how fast they get to their well, is good with
Three Edson residents Yellowhead County The three suffered no destination, as well as
were stranded on the protective services major injuries and were how much rocks will be kids, dogs and cats. A
MacLeod river over director Albert Bahri c h e c k e d o u t b y showing, which can do little timid at first Bambi is a
blind view n i g h t w h e n t h e i r said, “The terrain where paramedics before damage to their flotation wonderful girl who's full of love once
returning safely home.
floatation devices
devices,” said Bahri.
Yellowhead County
Each year there are
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At approximately 10
stranded tubers, and the
a second loving home? Her adoption
stranded on rivers
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stranded tubers could not conservation officers which can change f r o m h i k i n g t o
continue down river to worked collaboratively dramatically in a short quadding,” said Bahri. Call Sharon McCaffrey
safety and added an extra to cut a path to the tubers period of time. A change “We want to thank our
County firefighters and 780-723-2859
Peace Officers, and all
the other individuals and
organizations who were
involved in this rescue,”
said Bahri.

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