NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A couple helped rescue a puppy from the freezing waters of Jamaica Bay this week.
Carol and Scott Denaro had just arrived at their eye care store in Rockaway Beach when they saw the shepherd-lab mix treading water Wednesday morning.READ MORE: COVID 1 Year: 'Long Haulers' Still On Long Road To Recovery, 'A Complete Lifestyle Change'
We’re told the dog ran into the water after it was startled.
The couple tried to coax the dog back to shore, but then got the attention of a nearby NYPD harbor unit.
They quickly pulled the dog from the freezing water, wrapped him up & immediately brought him to a local vet#RuffMorningREAD MORE: Wife Of Top Cuomo Aide Shows Support On Social Media For Governor's Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser
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Officers pulled the puppy, named “Georgia,” to safety.
Georgia was taken to a local vet and is back with its owner.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine: Competitors Johnson & Johnson And Merck & Co. Teaming Up To Increase Supply
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