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Watch: Coast Guard rescues dog swimming off Fort Myers Beach

Watch: Coast Guard rescues dog swimming off Fort Myers Beach
Watch: Coast Guard rescues dog swimming off Fort Myers Beach
Posted at 10:53 AM, Dec 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-05 10:54:49-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A dog was safely rescued and returned to its owner after a Coast Guard crew found it swimming offshore.

U.S. Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach shared these photos and video of the rescue.

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They say their night patrol crew was headed out when they got a call for a dog in distress off Fort Myers Beach near Bowditch Point.

They managed to locate the dog and use their Person In The Water training to safely pull it on board.

Watch: Coast Guard rescues dog swimming off Fort Myers Beach

Congrats to the crew for a great job done!