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Dog stranded in freezing West London canal rescued after being enticed with sandwiches

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A dog who was found stranded in a freezing canal has been rescued by a charity team and now the search has started for her owner.

She was found stranded in the canal by Osterley Lock and members of The Canal and Rivers Trust were able to rescue the animal using sandwiches to entice her onto their boat.

Their heroic efforts on December 6 meant that her life was saved, but the hunt for the girl’s owners has now been launched.

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David Posnett, who witnessed the event, said: “While the Canal & River Trust team were at Osterley Lock, they spotted a dog in the water.

“They enticed her with their sandwiches and were able to drag her out.”

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The dog will be taken in by the council and passed on to a dog home if her owners aren’t found.

One well-wisher said on social media: “She is a beautiful dog and so happy that she is safe.”

Another said: “Well done, happy dog is safe and hopefully will be reunited.”

The female dog will be taken in by the council and passed on to a dog home if her owner cannot be found

The dog will be taken in by the council and passed on to a dog home if her owner cannot be found

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