Dog rescued from icy river in New Hampshire

Firefighters in Hampton, New Hampshire, rescued a dog from an icy river Friday morning.

The Hampton Fire Department received a call at about 7:40 a.m. saying that a dog had fallen through ice in the Taylor River nearly 40 feet from the shore. Upon arriving at the river, firefighters found the dog still in the water.

Using a neighbor’s boat, two rescue swimmers made their way through the icy river and pulled the dog to safety, the department said.

Nice save boys! Dog through the ice at Taylor River, Hampton

Posted by Bill Paine on Friday, March 4, 2016

The dog was then brought to a waiting animal control officer and transported to an area animal hospital. According to the department, the dog was wearing a collar with tags, but the owner was not on scene.

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