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L.I. Authorities Rescue Dog After Fall Through Ice

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Golden Retriever File Photo (credit: AP)

Golden Retriever File Photo (credit: AP)

ROSLYN, N.Y. (AP) – This time around, man was the best friend.

Emergency services personnel in Nassau County rescued a golden retriever that had fallen through the ice into the waters of Roslyn Park pond.

The dog went into through the ice around 5:15 p.m. Sunday. Authorities used an inflatable boat and donned cold-water immersion suits to get to the animal.

The retriever was taken for veterinary treatment and then returned to its owner.

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