After This Dog Fell In A Frozen Lake, Every Second Was Crucial

A woman crawled across a frozen lake to rescue her beloved dog, Freddie, after he fell through the ice and became stuck.

Alice Wardill saw the woman in Connaught Water in Chingford, Essex, and began snapping photos of the rescue.

Alice Wardill/SWNS
Alice Wardill/SWNS

Wardill was at the lake while visiting her family when all of a sudden they heard the woman yell, “no Freddie!”

Alice Wardill/SWNS
Alice Wardill/SWNS

The dog ran onto the ice and fell through where it had melted. Wardill and her family didn’t think the dog would get out, but then they saw his owner crawling on the ice – first on her front and then on her knees.

Alice Wardill/SWNS
Alice Wardill/SWNS

Wardill was afraid to watch because she thought the woman would fall in.

Alice Wardill/SWNS
Alice Wardill/SWNS

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