Dog Pulled From Icy River in Wisconsin

A dog had a lucky escape after he found himself stuck on an icy river in Wausau, Wisconsin, on December 29.

Bodycam footage shared by the Wausau Police Department on January 7 shows a rescue team removing the pooch from the river using a pulley system at Riverview Park.

According to local media, the dog lost its footing and fell into the icy water, and can be heard yelping and barking in the footage as it tries to swim to shore.

The footage shows a crew member carefully making their way across the ice to help bring the dog to safety. Credit: Wausau Police Department via Storyful