State Emergency Services in Port Macquarie have freed an unlucky puppy after it became stuck head-first in a metal fence.
SES crews were sent out to rescue golden retriever, Nala, around 1pm on Friday, July 19.
The young pup had its head wedged through metal fencing on Settlement Point Road.
The team paw-sed to assess the situation before freeing the adorable pooch with a hacksaw, said SES Port Macquarie rescue officer Scott Witchard.
"On arrival residents of the property had pulled down fencing to extricate the puppy, which had its head stuck in a section of fencing," he said.
"We used a hacksaw to cut part of the fence, which took about 15 to 20 minutes.
"It seemed very happy to be out and we couldn't even catch it for a bath."
Mr Witchard said livestock and animal rescues are a common call out for the SES.
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