9-month old puppy rescued from St. Louis pond recovering

dsc 12331 9 month old puppy rescued from St. Louis pond recovering

Photo/Humane Society of Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A puppy is on the mend after being rescued from an icy pond in St. Louis. Firefighters and the Humane Society of Missouri rescued the 9-month-old female lab mix from O’Fallon Park Lake on Thursday morning.

The dog was taken to the Humane Society’s headquarters and had a body temperature of below 90 degrees.

Normal body temperature for a dog is 101.5 degrees.

Humane Society officials say the dog responded quickly.  Within an hour, she was standing and alert.

[photogallerylink id=42252 align=left]Officials don’t know how the dog ended up in the pond.

 The Humane Society is looking for her owner.

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press

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