Coast Guard rescues Florida dog spotted swimming for its life
Sometimes what works for people works for man’s best friend.
A U.S. Coast Guard crew in southwest Florida used their training for recovering people in the water to rescue a pup found swimming offshore Wednesday night, Fox 13 Tampa Bay reported.
“While our crew was out underway for a night patrol, we received a call for a dog in distress swimming off Fort Myers Beach/Bowditch Point,” Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach wrote on Facebook.
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The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach safely pulled the dog on board their vessel.
“Thanks to the crew’s expertise in intercepting non-compliant vessels (NCV) and recovering a person in the water (PIW), our ‘star’ of the night was safely recovered and returned to her owner!” they added.
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