Dog dies in freezing water after falling through ice

A dog has died in freezing water, after falling through the ice on a frozen pond in Derbyshire.

It’s sparked a warning to dog owners to keep their pets on a lead at all times around water.

Firefighters were called to Hardwick Hall Park to rescue a small dog that had fallen through the ice.

They used a small boat to get to the dog that had run onto the ice and fallen through – the dog died as a result of the freezing cold water.

More on this incident can be found here: https://t.co/faAIsUZOoB

“This tragic incident serves as a stark reminder to dog owners to keep their dogs safe from danger and on the lead at all times when near water." pic.twitter.com/krNH8hbj9m

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service

@DerbyshireFRS

12:23 & water rescue units from & from @nottsfire attended Hardwick Hall Park, using a ranger’s boat to rescue a small dog. Sadly the dog was deceased. In this weather please keep your dogs on leashes when near water. .

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service

@DerbyshireFRS

More on this incident can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/y8rwvh4a 

“This tragic incident serves as a stark reminder to dog owners to keep their dogs safe from danger and on the lead at all times when near water.” pic.twitter.com/krNH8hbj9m

1 Comment

  1. patlucky 2 months ago

    Why do people never learn.
    Every year we are all warned.
    So why don’t people keep does on lead when ponds are frozen.

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