Jake, a dog about 9 years old with a thick coat, a “handsome, prominent nose” and pointy ears, was standing waist deep in cold water when he was rescued by the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, said Sandra Bloom, a veterinarian at the Paradise Animal Hospital in Catonsville.
The fire department brought the dog to the animal hospital shortly after rescuing it on Nov. 5. Jake’s owner lives in Baltimore City, about a half-mile from where the dog was found.
Adam Wright, a 15-year veteran of the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department, was the member of the swift-water rescue team who climbed down into the stream to retrieve Jake.
“[The dog] was scared. He stood right...