Filthy, feverish, and completely exhausted, Mo the dog was safely rescued after spending a terrifying weekend trapped in an abandoned grain storage bin. The unfortunate canine found herself confined in the pitch-black hole, filled with garbage and a foot of foul, mucky water.

The previous Friday evening, an employee at the Ogden, Utah, animal-feed facility said the staff heard what sounded like a dog whimpering coming from the back buildings that were no longer in use, but they could not find the source of the sound.

The following Monday, the staff heard the crying again.

This time, employees searched for the sound until they finally found Mo, who had fallen down about 10 feet into bottom of the abandoned grain storage bin.

Mo was covered in garbage water, shivering from the cold, scraped up, and so exhausted that she eventually stopped crying.

“She was so tired when we got there,” Officer Rachel Toone with Weber County Animal Services told KSL 5 News. “She wasn’t making any noise, she didn’t even try to struggle to get up and walk herself.”

The Animal Services Team used straps to help guide her out from the garbage-filled water, then an officer carried the 117-pound dog up a ladder to safety.

Once she was safe, Mo was taken to the vet where she was cleaned up, provided fluids, and treated with antibiotics for an infection.

Thanks to her microchip, Mo was quickly and happily reunited with her family who had been desperately searching for her since she disappeared.

Lady Freethinker applauds the facility staff, rescuers, and veterinary team for their diligence in getting Mo back to her family safely.