12-Year-Old Lost Lab Rescued After Falling Into Icy Pond

A sheriff’s deputy in Orange County, Virginia, responded to a call early Tuesday morning about a 12-year-old Labrador Retriever who had fallen through an ice covered pond. The deputy arrived and found the dog standing in water up to his chest about 50 feet from shore and unable to get out. The dog spotted the deputy and barked in desperation as the officer turned back to his car to call for more help. A firefighter in an ice rescue suit was able to pull the shivering dog out and bring him to shore, and the dog was taken for veterinary treatment. On Wednesday morning, the dog was reunited with his owner. It turned out that Tucker had escaped from his home Monday night, and is now back home recovering after his harrowing ordeal. — Read it from the Orange County, Virginia, Sheriff’s Office via Facebook

At 6:23 am this morning, February 2, deputies were dispatched to a residence on Rapidan Hills Road for a dog trapped in...

Posted by Orange County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, February 2, 2016


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