A senior Belgian Shepherd is lucky to be alive after she was rescued from the waters of the Trent River in Nottinghamshire, England.
A good Samaritan spotted the dog, named Bella, struggling to stay afloat in the river. This was due to a carrier bag that was tied to her, which contained an extremely heavy rock.
Thankfully, the woman was able to drag Bella out of the water and immediately notified the Nottinghamshire Police.
They rushed her to the local vet for treatment, where she is now recovering and eating on her own. She will soon be placed in a foster home and then put up for adoption once she’s ready.
Officials immediately launched an investigation and said they are working with the RSPCA and conducting microchip inquiries to see if her owner has changed since she was originally recorded in 2010.
They have since arrested a 31-year-old woman and 32-year-old man, who was not named, on suspicion of. . . >> Click To Continue Reading This Story. . .