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Animal officer rescues dog found clinging to log in alligator-filled swamp

(Lake Co. Sheriff)LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - A dog stranded on an island is safe and sound thanks to a Florida animal enforcement officer.

The Lake County Sheriff's Office said on Jan. 8, Amy Riccio responded to Bassville Park after neighbors reported hearing a dog trapped on an island.

The office says the scared dog was "clinging to a log, in a swampy marsh area known to have a large amount of alligators." MORE NEWS: Dog hit by car, shot over 70 times finds forever home for the holidays (Lake Co.

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