Video: Cameraman Saves Dog Stranded on Lake Erie Ice


Here’s a wonderful story about how a community, and a news team, came together to ensure that a young Black Lab made it home after being stranded on the ice of Lake Erie for several days. When neighbors spotted Kimberly way out on the the melting ice, the police were called in, but there was no way for them to get to the dog. But reporter Mike O’Meara called a local company, Air 1 Airboats out of Sandusky, to see if they could help. Boat captain Tony Muscioni didn’t hesitate, and the rescue was on. It took some doing, but there’s a happy ending.

Click here for the full story.

Click here for a follow-up report on Kimberly’s homecoming.


Kimberly is reunited with her owner after several days on the ice.
Photo by Dawn Kendrick, WKYC-TV

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