Puppy rescued from storm drain needs home (and so does his mom!)

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(Source: Arizona Humane Society) (Source: Arizona Humane Society)
(Source: Arizona Humane Society) (Source: Arizona Humane Society)
(Source: Arizona Humane Society) (Source: Arizona Humane Society)
Trotter the puppy (Source: Arizona Humane Society) Trotter the puppy (Source: Arizona Humane Society)
Sugar, Trotter's mom  (Source: Arizona Humane Society) Sugar, Trotter's mom (Source: Arizona Humane Society)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

His name is "Trotter," but the nickname "Stormy" might also fit this little lucky dog, after he was rescued from a storm drain.

Last week, Arizona Humane Society’s Emergency Animal Medical Technicians were called to rescue a puppy near 59th Avenue and Thomas Road.

The stray pup had somehow become trapped beneath the street in a deep storm drain!

An EAMT was lowered six feet down into the drain. Following the puppy's whimpers and cries, she crawled through the dark, damp drain until eventually she reached the small, cold, soaking wet puppy.

She bundled him up in a towel and hoisted him out of the drain where another EAMT was standing by to assist.

Once the little dog was out of the drain, the puppy’s mother appeared from behind the bushes nearby and ran over to the rescue team to greet her long-lost pup.

The 10-week-old puppy and his mother, Sugar, are now recovering at the Arizona Humane Society and are expected to go up for adoption later this week.

For more information about adopting one of these dogs, call the Arizona Humane Society’s Sunnyslope Campus at 602-997-7585. 

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