Hansel is a veteran disability assistance dog for Finlay Stewart who is suffering from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which is an anxiety disorder caused by stressful, frightening, distressing events in their life. People who have PTSD relives their traumatic event through nightmares and flashbacks. So when Hansel fell into the icy pond, Finlay froze in shock and called 911. Luckily they got there in time and saved Hansel who was on the verge of hyperthermia.
Disability Assistance Dog Saved From -5°F Icy Water By Firefighters In A Small Boat
Dog rescued from icy pond [Delaware Online News Video]