Haliburton Highlands police said Sandra Van Alstyne, 64, was walking her dog Tuesday morning when she became stuck in the mud. She was located by authorities around 11:05 p.m., and freed by police officers and paramedics, the QMI Agency reported Wednesday.
She was taken to a hospital as a precaution, police said.
"Van Alstyne's dog Monte remained by her side for almost 12 hours while she remained stuck and unable to free herself," police Constable Paul Potter said.
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