A well-cared for one-year-old black German shepherd mix rescued from the icy Jackson Harbor still remains a temporary resident at Chicago Animal Care and Control as of Friday. Officials are hoping to reunite the dog with his owner, however the dog wore no identification, no collar and is not micro-chipped.
The Chicago Police Marine Unit rescued the dog last Tuesday when he apparently ran in pursuit of Canadian geese and became stranded on a thin ice patch at the Jackson Harbor. Witnesses passing by on their way to work spotted the dog stranded on the ice and called 911.
It took authorities and an animal control officer using a tranquilizer gun three hours to rescue the dog.
According to Chicago CBS reporter Bernie Tafoya, officials at the Chicago facility stated the dog was in excellent condition, well-cared for, and hope the owner comes forward.
If you recognize this dog, please contact the Chicago Animal Care and Control at 2741 S. Western Ave., Chicago or call (312) 744-5000.
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