By Danielle Chavira

PARKER, Colo. (CBS4) – South Metro firefighters saved a dog from an icy lake in Parker on Monday. They responded to Salisbury Equestrian Park at around 5 p.m.

It’s not clear whether the dog’s owner was nearby, but firefighters say it’s important for owners to remember to keep dogs on a leash.

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They also stress owners should not try to save the animal themselves, but instead call 911.

Danielle Chavira