Tight squeeze! Lucky escape for Jasper the hearing dog trapped between walls in Sundon Park

Jasper trapped in the gap (left) and reunited with his owner (right)
Jasper trapped in the gap (left) and reunited with his owner (right)

Curiosity caught out a hearing dog in Luton today after he became trapped in a gap between two walls.

The drama unfolded in Rossfold Road in Sundon Park this morning, after Jasper the spaniel decided to check out a gap between two garages.

After a nervous wait, officers from Beds Fire and Rescue Service managed to free the pooch who was safely reunited with his grateful owner Mrs Norris.

A Beds Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "Our white watch was called just after 9.20am to reports of a a trapped dog.

"Upon arriving at the scene, officers found the dog wedged between the walls of two garages.

"They dismantled a concrete wall and a concrete block in order to free the dog. He was a hearing support dog for his owner Mrs Norris, who was delighted with his rescue and very thankful to crews."

Borough Commander Ade Yule attended the scene and said: "Crews did a great job rescuing the trapped. dog.

"We'd encourage all pet owners to keep small gaps and holes blocked over, to stop their animals getting into any mischief!"