Frightened dog rescued from icy river

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A dog rescued Friday from an icy New Hampshire river is back home and expected to fully recover.

Hampton Fire-Rescue responded after a dog fell through thin ice on the Taylor River. Crews, clad in wetsuits, found a boat along the river bank and used their hand tools to break the ice to get to the dog which appeared to be exhausted.

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The dog was warmed and dried before it was given to a veterinarian for assessment, according to fire officials.

The dog is now home recovering, according to Hampton firefighter Bill Paine.

Hampton Fire/Rescue performed a canine rescue in the Taylor River early this morning. The dog had fallen through thin...

Posted by Hampton Fire-Rescue on Friday, March 4, 2016