A pet dog has been rescued after getting its feet stuck in an escalator in China.
The dog was taking the upward escalator with its owners last night when its limbs got trapped in a tiny gap at the top of the stairway.
The pooch lost six out of eight toes on its hind legs after firefighters managed to free it from the machine.
Footage shows the dog’s owner holding the pet while a firefighter tries to rescue it in China
The pet became jammed in the escalator while walking behind its owners at a metro station
The accident occurred at around 7:15pm yesterday in Jiulongpo District in Chongqing, according to a report by Chongqing Broadcasting Group.
The dog’s owner, Ms Chen, claimed the pet was walking behind her and her husband at the Yangjiaping Light Rail Station.
She said when she and her husband turned around, they saw the dog struggling to free itself from the escalator, but its back feet had been firmly jammed in a gap.
The dog’s owner, Ms Chen, is seen carrying the tiny pet after it was freed from the escalator
Ms Chen said the dog was whining in pain, and she quickly pressed the emergency stop button.
Firefighters were called to the scene.
Footage shows an officer freeing the dog by carefully lifting a metal floor board at the top of the escalator.
Ms Chen said her dog had to have six toes amputated after being taken to the vet.
The dog is being treated at the vet at the time of writing.
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