ISLAND PARK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – It was a ruff rescue.

According to Nassau County police, officers rescued a boxer that got stranded in a marsh off Long Beach Road.

Officers used a boat to make their way across the marsh and rescued the dog.

The stranded pup was brought to the Town of Hempstead Animal Control for treatment, who found it had a chip.

Because of the chip, they were able to contact the owner.

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