A woman was walking her golden retriever in the Elm Bank Reservation in Wellesley when the dog fell into the water while crossing the icy river, Wellesley Fire Department Capt. Jim Dennehy said.
The woman tried to go out on the ice and get the dog, but firefighters responding to her frantic 911 call told her it was unsafe. A firefighter attached to a rope went into the water to rescue the dog, Dennehy said.
Firefighters dried off and warmed up the dog and said she will be OK.