Three New Jersey police officers sprang into action to save a choking dog.
On Friday night, Cranford police received a frantic 9-1-1 call reporting a choking dog in the field adjacent to Walnut Avenue School.
During a game of catch, Leo, a Great Dane/Shepherd mix weighing over 140 pounds, began choking and couldn’t breathe when a tennis ball became lodged in his throat.
Officer Robert Jordan encircled the dog with his arms and attempted to clear the dog’s airway using abdominal thrusts. Officers John Rattigan and Brian Trotter arrived and assisted in the rescue.