In a twist on “who rescued whom,” the BBC reports on an unusual rescue from the Lake District National Park’s 3,209-foot Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England. The beneficiary of this effort was a St. Bernard dog named Daisy who needed help after her back legs collapsed as she and her owners made their way down from the peak.

On July 24, following a call from the local Cumbria police, sixteen members of the Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) went to the four-year-old dog’s aid. Recently rescued/adopted by her owners, Daisy had what they said was a hard start in life.

It took this hardy team of volunteers almost five hours to bring the gentle, 120-pound dog down from the mountain. “Having team members with their own pampered pooches at home and also our very own much-adored search dog, Jess, we recognize the distress that both an animal can feel and also that of their…

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