Firefighter Nicknamed ‘Dr. Doolittle’ Saves Dog That Fell Through Ice

Animal lover Tom Langevin was on duty when Dakota the golden retriever wandered too far out on the ice.
1:11 | 12/04/14

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I don't in Maine is nice and warm today thanks to a firefighter known as doctor Doolittle. Dakota lives about 45 miles west of Portland and owners around a lot so when he didn't come back. His owner wasn't worried then or neighbor told her the 100 pound Golden Retriever had fallen through the ice. Of a partially frozen lake. I couldn't believe I was worried about Conroy and get them on water Borough fire department captain Tom lands have been answered the rescue call without a second thought he suited up isn't going to the elegantly there was no doubt about it he loves animals so much his buddies column. That's right doctor Doolittle. And by the time the firefighter got to Dakota he had been in the cold water for about a half an hour. And was getting pretty tired Atlanta than brave the cold. And carried him out. Yeah I was able to walk out who may be about fifty feet in non the last. You know with thirty feet or so like I crawled out and eventually went through that knows got a lot of with him wouldn't be able to get a mile from. His owner says Dakota spent the rest of the day by the fire. He eating ice cream.

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