Dog saved from icy lake in US





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Published on Dec 27, 2012

A man and his dog are rescued after being trapped in broken ice off coast of Lake Erie in Michigan.

Jim Swayze and and his 11-year-old dog called Bart were out for a walk, when Bart wandered away and fell through the ice.

Mr Swayze tried to rescue the dog but he also became trapped on the fragile ice.

"My wife called the 911 and we got the rescue there," Mr Swayze said, adding that his cousin was among the rescue workers.

Rescue crews used a boat to reach Mr Swayze, who was was waist-deep in the freezing water, and his dog.

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