Firefighters have to rescue dog stuck in tree

Posted at 11:43 AM, Jun 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-03 14:43:12-04

You've heard of cats getting stuck in trees, but what about dogs?

Well, it happened in Salem, Kentucky. 

Two off-duty State Troopers were doing work at a cemetery when they heard barking. 

They investigated and found Rocco, a cute little dog inside of the trunk of a tree with just his face sticking out. 

Initial attempts to free Rocco were unsuccessful, so the troopers called the fire department.

A firefighter then cut a hole in the trunk of the tree so that they could pull the pup out. 

Rocco was then reunited with his owner. 

In case you're wondering how Rocco ended up inside the tree, apparently he crawled in through a groundhog hole.