Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Dog rescued after swimming a mile into lake

5 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Monday, October 30 2017 Oct 30, 2017 October 30, 2017 4:38 PM October 30, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard made an unusual rescue from Lake Pontchartrain Monday afternoon: a dog.

A boatcrew was dispatched from a nearby Coast Guard station after a boater noticed the dog swimming in the lake about a mile from shore near UNO. The boater couldn't recover the dog, so called for help.

The boatcrew just so happened to be preparing for a training mission when they were contacted. The team rescued the dog and turned it over to the local animal shelter.

The dog was wearing a collar, but there was no identifiable information on the dog.  


Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: @treyschmaltz

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
7 Days