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Officer Trent Hullinger Rescues Two Dogs from Icy Waters

Officer Trent Hullinger Rescues Two Dogs from Icy Waters

On a chilly Sunday morning, Fort Wayne Police Department dispatchers received a concerned call from a vigilant resident.

The report described an unsettling sight—a mysterious dark shape in the icy waters of a local park’s pond- accompanied by distressed barking.

Source: The Dodo

Responding swiftly to the cry for help, Officer Trent Hullinger rushed to the scene, expecting the unexpected. What he encountered, however, melted hearts and highlighted the unwavering bond between two loyal companions.

“Officer Hullinger located two black labs that had fallen through the ice in the northeast part of the reservoir”

the police department shared.

“Both dogs appeared to be unable to get themselves out of the water as their heads and front paws were clinging to the concrete edging surrounding the water.”

Refusing to abandon each other in their time of need, the exhausted dogs found solace in their companionship. Officer Hullinger’s body camera captured the touching rescue as the duo was lifted from the icy waters to safety.

While the circumstances leading to their perilous situation remain unknown, the timely intervention ensured the dogs were saved before their health could deteriorate.

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control expressed gratitude for the officer’s quick actions, emphasizing the importance of the rescue.

Transported to the city’s animal shelter with no owner in sight, the resilient dogs are currently on the path to recovery.

A spokesperson reported,

“They are doing well and thankfully in great health.”

The loyal pair now awaits an owner to step forward. Without a claim, they will soon be available for adoption, promising a heartwarming tale of survival and companionship.

Emma, who has a journalism education, enthusiastically writes articles for our dog blog. She combines her love for writing with her deep fondness for dogs to create engaging and informative content. Emma's work reflects her commitment to sharing heartwarming stories and valuable insights about our beloved canine companions.