A “buddy” dog who survived two weeks stuck in a blizzard in South Korea has been rescued.
The rescue happened on Wednesday night in Jangjae-gu, a city in Gyeonggi Province, after a resident alerted police of the dog’s plight, according to Korea’s Korea Herald.
The dog, named Buddy, was on his way to a vet after being taken to a rescue centre in Kangwon province, where he had been stranded for two months, according a police report obtained by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
Police found the dog on Wednesday, a day after he was rescued.
He had suffered frostbite to his paws and was dehydrated, but he was able to walk and communicate.
The dog is now being cared for at the rescue centre.
“It’s not uncommon for dogs to get stuck in blizzards, but the weather was quite bad for him,” an officer from the police station said.
“We tried everything to get him out but he kept saying he wanted to stay.”
Buddy was rescued by the rescue organisation, and the dogs owner is receiving medical treatment, the Korea Herald said.