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Curious Puppy Rescued After Getting Head Stuck In Wall

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RIVERSIDE (AP) — A curious puppy got his head stuck in an 18-inch block wall in Riverside County on Monday afternoon, but animal services were able to free him less than an hour later.

Riverside County Animal Services Sgt. James Huffman says Rebel, the 8-month-old German Shepherd, was whimpering and crying for help when he was discovered Monday in Desert Hot Springs.

He had apparently gotten stuck with his head in a wall, and was found by a neighbor while his owner was out.

Rebel had squeezed his head through the hole, but couldn’t back up to free himself without a few helping hands to lay his ears flat and pull him backwards.

Huffman says it’s unclear whether Rebel was chasing another animal or just curious.

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