WATCH: Two Guardia Civil rescue a dog from frozen lake

Two Guardia Civil rescue a dog from frozen lake
Two Guardia Civil rescue a dog from frozen lake. image: guardia civil

WATCH: Two Guardia Civil rescue a dog from a frozen lake

Spain’s Guardia Civil officers perform acts of bravery day in and day out. This morning, Tuesday, December 7, saw two officers attached to the Jaca post, in the province of Huesca, carry out the heroic rescue of a dog from a frozen lake.

This act of bravery was carried out in the freezing temperatures of the autonomous community of Aragon, in north-eastern Spain. At around 11am, a caller informed the Guardia Civil barracks of a dog that had fallen into the reservoir. A patrol from Canfranc immediately responded and arrived at the location.

Without a moment’s hesitation, the two officers stripped off their uniforms and waded into the freezing cold water of the lake. The dog was still afloat but was clearly in danger of drowning due to hypothermia setting in. These two brave men, without the help of thermal wear, had to use a wooden stick to break around ten meters of ice to reach the stricken animal.


Eventually, they reached the dog and managed to help it back to the banks of the lake. This action once again goes to show the true merit of the security forces in Spain, as reported by .


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Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sung and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and he has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.


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