WEST FARGO, N.D. (WABC) — A 13-year-old Shetland sheepdog was rescued after falling into an uncovered storm drain.

Firefighters in West Fargo, North Dakota, dug for hours to save the Bentley.

Public works crews eventually had to be called in to dig a 5-foot-deep trench.

Rescuers say that as soon as Bentley got free, he started licking them.

The vet checked him out and now Bentley is safe and happy at home.

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