Stay away from frozen water and emphasise the dangers to children. While the ice may appear safe, it is often much thinner than it looks.
Dog walkers who attempt to save their pets are also putting their own lives at risk: if the ice isn’t strong enough to support the weight of a dog, it will not support your weight either.
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