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Dogs Recovering After Rescue From Pike National Forest

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Dogs rescued from Pike National Forest on Monday. (credit: Douglas Co. Sheriff)

Dogs rescued from Pike National Forest on Monday. (credit: Douglas Co. Sheriff)

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)- Two dogs are recovering after they were rescued in Pike National Forest on Monday.

People riding dirt bikes in the forest noticed the dogs on Skeleton Trail near Rampart Range Road. They were very weak and starving. dog rescue map Dogs Recovering After Rescue From Pike National Forest

A dozen volunteer members of the Douglas County Search and Rescue Team went to help. They used a secure metal basket to carry the animals out of the forest.

They were taken to a veterinarian in Castle Rock. Both dogs are expected to make a full recovery.

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