animal ambulance

Boxer chases Gouda cops out of their car, 29 Oct 2018
Oct 30 '18 13:30

Police officers in Gouda encountered an ungrateful passenger on Monday night. The officers loaded a stray dog out of the rain and into their car, only to be chased out of the car by that same dog.

"Last night we helped with catching a stray dog. When the boxer was hot and dry in the car, he showed his teeth and decided that the officers were no longer welcome", the Gouda police said on Twitter.

The officers had to wait outside, in the rain, for the animal ambulance to arrive.

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Jul 2 '18 08:59

Two animals were killed in an explosion at the Animal Ambulance office in Dordrecht during the early hours of Saturday morning. The owner of the building called it a "failed attack" - she's been harassed on social media and over the phone for some time, she said to RTV Rijnmond.

Local residents heard a loud bang around 1:40 a.m. on Saturday. Twelve animals, including rabbits, birds and chinchillas, were in the building at the time. Two rabbits were killed. They probably died from shock, owner Hannie, who asked that her surname not be revealed, said to the broadcaster.

Ponies found wandering the streets of 't Maaskantje
Jan 30 '18 14:40

Two adult ponies were found wandering around the Noord-Brabant town of Maaskantje during the early hours of Monday morning. They were taken in by animal ambulance Brabant Noordoost, who posted their photos on Facebook in an attempt to find the owner.

"They are adult ponies and their health is good", Wim van de Pol of the animal ambulance said to Omroep Brabant. "They walked in the middle of the street in the town of 't Maaskantje in the night from Sunday to Monday. A lady was able to lead them to her garden and we picked them up there."

Baby owl rescued from coal mill in Eygelshoven, Limburg, 31 May 2017
Jun 1 '17 15:55

An eagle-owl chick narrowly escaped death in the Limburg town of Eygelshoven on Wednesday. The baby animal somehow found his way into a coal mill. If alert employees hadn't noticed him, there would be nothing of the bird left.

The mill employees quickly turned the machine off and called the local Animal Ambulance, according to AD. One of the rescuers, Rene Coumans, posted a video and photos of the rescue on his Facebook page and was flooded with reactions. 

Oct 13 '16 14:40

Amsterdam's Jordaan had a special visitor on Wednesday. A young fox was seen wandering the streets until two entrepreneurs managed to lure him into an optician's shop

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Aug 15 '16 07:45

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Rotterdam on Sunday for a fire in an apartment building on Favrestraat. Two people and a dog were injured in the fire

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Jul 15 '16 13:25

Seven black and white kittens were crammed into a small transport cage and left in the trash in Spinnerhof, Purmerend on Thursday, the Purmerend Animal Ambulance said on Facebook.

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Jun 8 '16 10:47

Amsterdam police officers responding to a report of a wild animal on Tuesday were shocked to find a large crocodile in the crawlspace of a home on Hoogte Kadijk in Zeeburg.

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May 6 '16 09:57

A deer led Utrecht firefighters on quite a chase through Leidsche Rijn on Thursday morning

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Apr 19 '16 14:50

Road inspector Eddie had a busy morning on Tuesday. He rescued both a lost tourist and a family of geese from the A7 highway

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Aug 6 '15 16:50

The police rescued a cat that was locked into a hot car in Zandvoort on Thursday.

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Jun 1 '15 15:30

A drunk hedgehog was rescued from a gutter in Arnhem on Sunday, the animal shelter for Arnhem and its surroundings reported on its Facebook page.

Aug 26 '14 10:39

In Utrecht, a hiker discovered 11 kittens trapped in a sealed box in the Kanaleneiland neighborhood last night. RTV Utrecht reports that the kittens have been delivered to the animal ambulance, who reported of the incident on Facebook.

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