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Dog rescued from water at Pueblo Riverwalk

The dog was later reunited with its owner at a local animal shelter, police said.
Credit: Pueblo Police Department

PUEBLO, Colo. — Police officers were able to save a dog that was drowning at the Pueblo Riverwalk.

The Pueblo Police Department (PPD) tweeted photos of the rescue, which took place Thursday morning.

PPD officer L. Morales was dispatched to the Pueblo Riverwalk on a report of the dog that was drowning. Morales was able to use a ladder to save the dog and retrieve it from the water, PPD said.

After the rescue, the dog was taken to a local animal shelter, where after a few hours, the dog was recognized by its owner. PPD said both the dog and owner were happy to be reunited.

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