People.com Lifestyle Pets Oklahoma Dog Missing Since Halloween Rescued from Storm Drain by Firefighters The "sweet little dog" was rescued from a storm drain by firefighters after being missing for nearly a week By Greta Bjornson Greta Bjornson Twitter Digital News Writer, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 6, 2021 05:57 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Oklahoma City Fire Department/Facebook A dog has been rescued from a storm drain after being missing since Halloween. The small pet was found in a storm drain and rescued by the Oklahoma City Fire Department and Oklahoma City Animal Welfare on Thursday, FOX 25 reports. The fire department shared a photo of the dog on Facebook after saving the pup. In the image, two firefighters stand side-by-side while one holds the dog in a towel. Rachael Ray Donates $10,000 to Senior Dog Rescue Run by New York Couple "Station 19A assisted @okcanimalwelfare with locating and rescuing this sweet little dog that had been missing since Halloween," the fire department captioned the post. "The dog was removed from the storm drain and returned to the owner in good health. #furryfriends #thankfulthursday." Pet Rescuer Saves 6 Dogs on Vacation Including Two Pregnant Pooches Hours from Giving Birth The fire department was called in to help Oklahoma City Animal Welfare rescue the lost dog, according to Oklahoma's News 4. Oklahoma City Fire Department and Oklahoma City Animal Rescue did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. The Oklahoma City rescue follows two similar incidents that took place in the past year. In August, a deaf senior dog was rescued from a storm drain in Texas after she was trapped there for two days. Even though she was more than 400 feet from the entrance to the drain, rescuers were able to free her after removing concrete and accessing the pipe, the Arlington Fire Department (AFD) wrote on Facebook at the time. In October, a four-year-old foxhound was rescued from a drain pipe in Boston after the dog snuck into the storm drain during a walk with his owner. Firefighters had to create holes in the pipe and track the dog inside with a camera, while National Grid — a gas company — used a backhoe "to dig past the dog."