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Officers Rescue Dog from West Babylon Backyard Pond, According to Officials

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SCPD: a 12-year-old Golden Retriever's legs were tangled in tubing in his owner's backyard pond.

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SCPD officers rescued a dog, Ralphie (above), from a backyard pond in West Babylon.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

West Babylon, NY - February 21, 2018 - Suffolk County Police First Precinct officers rescued a dog from a backyard pond in West Babylon on Tuesday, February 20, at approximately 8:20 a.m.
 
A resident of a residence on 5th St. called 911 to report her 12-year-old Golden Retriever was trapped in a pond in the backyard of the home. First Precinct Officers Peter Cucchiara and Kristen Goroway used an animal control pole and snow shovels to free the dog’s legs, which were tangled in tubing in the pond, and removed him from the water.
 
The dog, Ralphie, was transported by his owner to a veterinarian for treatment of hypothermia.