Dog rescued from frozen Detroit River recovering slowly
WOODHAVEN, Mich. – A dog who had been stranded on the frozen Detroit River for four days was rescued Saturday. A Metro Detroit veterinarian shed light Sunday on how the dog is doing and the unlikely thing that may have saved his life. ORIGINAL STORY: Dog rescued from frozen Detroit River after being stranded for days“He’s a miracle,” said Dr. Lucretia Greear, owner of Woodhaven Animal Hospital. Fonzi was stranded for four days on ice in Detroit River until a Good Samaritan -- who wished to remain anonymous -- reached him with an airboat and brought him to shore. He had blocks of ice frozen in his fur, was suffering frostbite, malnutrition and severe pancreatitis.