Firefighters and officers form human chain, rescue dog from Phoenix canal

Phoenix police and fire coordinated efforts, formed a human chain and was able to rescue the German Sheppard from the canal. 

PHOENIX- (3TV/CBS5)-- Firefighters and police officers came together and rescued a dog from a canal in Phoenix early Monday morning.

Phoenix police responded to a canal just north of Indian School Road and 20th Street for a report of a dog in the canal.

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Police say one of their officers used a rope to lasso the dog after they chased it along three miles of the canal.

That officer was able to successfully lasso the dog and pull it to safety, police added. 

The dog was taken to a local veterinarian to be checked out.


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