Firefighters rescue dog whose head got caught in tire in Thousand Palms

A dog was rescued on Wednesday afternoon by firefighters after its head had become caught in a vehicle’s wheel well.

Firefighters were called to the area near teh Coachella Valley Animal Campus about 4:30 pm and were quickly able to rescue the dog, according to KESQ.

The female Australian cattle dog did not suffer any serious injuries. It is resting and struggling to stand but is eating. Authorities are seeking her owner so she can return home. Until then, the dog will be taken care of at the animal campus.