A two-year-old English mastiff had to be rescued after escaping from her home and getting stuck in sewage.
Gidget escaped from the family home in Pueblo West, Colorado, alongside another dog, a walker coonhound named Buddy, on Sunday.
But when Buddy returned the following day, Gidget was nowhere to be seen.
Thankfully, Gidget was heard barking for help by a worker at the plant, who called in the fire department.
Firefighters used a ladder to get Gidget out of the brown stuff, hosed her down and sent her to Pueblo Animal Services.
The shelter gave Gidget two contamination baths before Ms Smith’s son arrived to pick her up.
She said Gidget is “ecstatic” to be home, but she and Buddy, who was also spotted at the plant before making his way home, still carry an olfactory souvenir of their adventure.
“They have gotten so many baths and they still smell,” she said.