Video: Kayaker Rescues Dog Stuck on Lake Michigan Ice


Written by: Phil Monahan

Last week witnessed a great rescue on the icy waters of Lake Michigan off Chicago, and the story has a very happy ending. Pifas, a three-year-old Duck Tolling Retriever who had been missing for more than a week, found himself trapped on floating ice, where he was spotted by passersby. The Chicago Fire Department employed a special boat and a helicopter to get the dog to shore, but it was a local man in his kayak who saved the day.

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A follow-up report focuses on Pifas’s owner, who says the dog ran away when his landlord was doing some maintenance on his apartment.

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Dave Kehnast approaches Pifas in an attempt to rescue him from the ice of Lake Michigan.

photo via msn.com

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