Timofey Yuriev was just out for a walk with his dog when he saw two dogs in serious trouble. The dogs were trapped in ice-covered water, fighting for their lives, after falling through the ice.
Yuriev didn't hesitate! He stripped to just his shorts and with his own golden retriever at his side, he cut a path through the ice on Irvington Reservoir, New York, using his bare arms! With the ice broken, the two dogs were able to swim to safety. Their owner watched anxiously from the edge. "I'm the luckiest person in the world," she is heard saying in video of the rescue.
Yuriev has some great tips for keeping yourself warm in frigid water: