Blind Dog Rescued And Named 'Christmas' After He Had Been Trapped Down A Well For A Month


This is the story of'Christmas' – the blind dog who fell down a well in Bosnia, while out searching a field for food. He had been living down there for a whole month before he was finally rescued.The poor blind dog hadfallen into the well when he was sniffing for food, and with an 8-meter-steep wall surrounding him, there was no way out.

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Luckily, some local children heard the dog barking for help. Unable to go down and fetch him, they threw down some food and water which kept him alive for the month.Eventually a rescue team was called in andFahrudin Caki Bravo and his friend Ratko Koblar drived across Bosnia for hours to go and rescue the pup.


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One of the rescuers tied himself to a rope and descended into the tiny, dark well to find and rescue 'Christmas'. The dogwas then put into a harness and carefully lifted to safety, followed by his rescuer.


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In an interview with ABC News, Laura Simpson, founder of Massachusetts-based Harmony Fund, said:

Surprisingly, the dog is in fairly good, physical condition.  The blindness of course is from a pre-existing condition, but he's now in foster care and we’re hoping he can find a home there he’s loved and respected in the way he should be.

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Now in foster care, we hope that Christmas can live out his days in a loving home. We wish him all the best.Watch the touching footageof his rescue here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73mWjT7Q4To

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