Don't try this at home! Tiny puppy gets her head stuck in a 50 pound piece of tractor equipment

They say that curiosity killed the cat and it almost did away with this puppy, too.

The inquisitive 6-week-old dog unwittingly got her head trapped in a piece of metal when she went sniffing around in some tractor equipment.

Her farmer owner must have looked quite a sight carrying the pooch, still wedged in the piece, to the fire department on Sunday afternoon for help getting her out.

Inquisitive: A six-week-old puppy had to be freed by fire-fighters after getting its head stuck in a piece of tractor equipment

Inquisitive: A six-week-old puppy had to be freed by fire-fighters after getting its head stuck in a piece of tractor equipment

And the fire fighters probably weren’t expecting it either but luckily the were prepared.

They first poured about half a gallon of cooking oil on her and tried to slide her free from the 50-pound cast iron container.

The opening of the hole was only about 2 ½ inches in diameter and the metal was about a half inch thick.

When the oil didn’t work the crew switched to more serious gear including the Jaws of Life, an air chisel and several other power tools, eventually prising the tiny pup from her iron collar.

Hard work: Fire fighters tried to free the pup with oil first before moving on to more serious tools

Hard work: Fire fighters tried to free the pup with oil first before moving on to more serious tools

Tiny: The puppy was trapped in a 50 pound piece of cast iron metal. She won't be trying that again!

Tiny: The puppy was trapped in a 50 pound piece of cast iron metal. She won't be trying that again!

Eventually the tiny pup came free and is safely back at home, where she’ll be sure to avoid any more 

She hasn’t yet got a name as she and her seven brothers and sisters are being put up for adoption.

Perhaps her new owners will settle for ‘Lucky’!

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