Leave it to the brave Trenton firefighters who always find time and make it a priority to rescue our four-legged friends from danger. On Monday, a concerned citizen called Animal Control after watching a dog swimming in the icy waters of the Assunpink Creek near North Clinton Ave. and Mulberry St.
According to n.j.com, the dog was about 50 feet from the shore. Battalion Chief Steve Coltre dispatched the fire department's marine unit who were successful in leashing the dog enabling his rescue.
Yes, the pooch was cold and wet, but is expected to make a full recovery.
Again, please make sure your dogs are not off leash. It is so easy for a pet to wander onto the ice and fall through. Keep your pet safe, and do not let them wander away.
Many thanks to the Trenton firefighters for saving a life.
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