COLUMBIA, Mo. – A barking dog and an alert neighbor performed an ice rescue in Columbia Friday, February 12, 2016.

A Columbia man fell through winter-ice-lake-7931406the ice while trying to save his dog from a small pond on Hyde Park in South Columbia. A man who lives in the area said his dog began barking and alerted him that there was something wrong. Eric Dunn used a kayak to pull the victim from the pond before firefighters could arrive on scene.

The dog climbed out of the ice and walked off the pond.