NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Going to a cathouse is never a good idea.

That certainly proved true for one dog on Long Island.

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A Golden Retriever was rescued by Suffolk County Police officers Friday morning after he got his head wedged in a cat house in Medford.

Officers Stephen Lukas, Martin Gill and Sgt Kit Gabrielsen responded to the backyard of 212 Holland Ave. at 11:10 a.m. after a woman reported that her dog, Buddy, was stuck in the cat house.

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The officers used crow bars and a hammer to dismantle the cat house and free the pesky pooch.

Buddy wasn’t hurt and was returned his owner.

The cat had no comment.

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