Firefighters Brave Icy Waters To Rescue Dog Stranded In Frozen Pond.

A firefighter wades through an icy pond to rescue a dog in Missouri.

If you ask me, winter walks are one of the best things about this time of the year. That being said, this is also when certain paths become particularly treacherous. That’s certainly the case in Wentzville, Missouri. In fact, firefighters were recently called to rescue a dog who had ventured out onto an icy pond.


The dog and their owner were no doubt out for a nice walk when the incident took place. The ice may have seemed sturdy enough, but local firefighters have been urging that the ice found on these ponds and lakes are “extremely dangerous right now.” This poor pup had to learn this the hard way. Luckily, though, those same firefighters were quick to their rescue!

Missouri Firefighters Save Dog From Icy Pond

When the dog fell into the pond, their owner immediately called first responders. This, the firefighters say, was the right move.

“… The ice gave way, and trapped it,” the New Melle Fire Protection District shares on Facebook. “The owner knew going out to get it would trap her too.”

Firefighter wades through icy water with a dog to rescue them. The dog's owner and a second dog stand nearby and watch.

Watching a video of the rescue, this comes as no surprise. The firefighter clearly has to work hard in order to be able to move in the frozen water. Plus, there’s the extra effort of guiding the stuck dog.

Although this rescue mission wasn’t easy, it was possible! Now, this sweet pup and their owner are reunited once more. Shout out to the firefighters at the New Melle Fire Protection District for the brave rescue of this frightened dog!

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