Pound Buddies is an animal shelter situated in Michigan, United States that has recently gone viral for spreading an impactful video showing the exact moment a dog was rescued from a frozen pool of water. The shelter received frantic calls regarding a dog that was trapped in melting ice, several feet deep in an old filter pond.
The concrete pond was partially filled with water from about another 8 to 12 feet deep, with a thin layer of ice floating on top. Fortunately, Muskegon Heights firefighters came to help the dog, and one of them gained its trust by giving it food.
The firefighter then carefully loaded the dog and carried it to safety. Pound Buddies expressed their gratitude and emphasized how thankful they were for the firefighters and the Muskegon Heights Fire Department. The viral video has gained more than 2 million views, and the shelter continues to advocate for animal welfare.
Animal shelters play an important role in society, especially when it comes to fostering love and care for animals. Social media platforms have allowed shelters like Pound Buddies to raise awareness and bring about positive change.
If you would like to learn more about Pound Buddies and their efforts to improve the lives of animals, follow them on their social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. Let us all work together to create a world where animals are given the care and love they deserve.