WATCH: Woman's emotional reunion with dog rescued from 40-foot hole created by Utah avalanche

STEWART FALLS, Utah (WLS) -- A woman's emotional reunion with her dog was caught on camera after it fell 40 feet under a snow bridge created by an avalanche.

The Utah County Sheriff Search and Rescue team was dispatched to Stewart Falls on February 3 after receiving a call notifying them that the dog had fallen.

According to a post shared by the team's Facebook page, crew members had to dig a hole in the snow to retrieve the dog. A team member was then lowered down into the hole and the dog was successfully rescued.

Footage from the incident shows the emotional reunion between the dog and its grateful owner.
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