A terrier who became stuck down a badger sett for 24 hours was saved after rescuers lured him out with a chicken sandwich.
Barney was on a walk with his owner Richard when ran off – and to Richard’s horror, he didn’t come back.
Richard frantically began searching the woodland before eventually finding the spot where his beloved pet had disappeared, Team Dogs reports.
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Firefighters attended the scene but were unable without the right permits to disturb a badger sett – and darkness was also falling.
Richard and his wife Sarah decided to camp out next to the area of tunnels overnight in case their beloved wire fox terrier re-emerged in the early hours.
When he failed to reappear, the RSPCA managed to get a permit to search the site, but permission was not granted until the