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Dog Rescued From Boat After Owner Falls Ill With COVID-19

The owner put out a ‘desperate plea’ to authorities.

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Police in Florida have rescued a dog that was stranded on a boat after his owner became ill with COVID-19.

The owner was hospitalized and made a “desperate plea” to authorities to help his German shepherd, People reports.

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office found the dog an removed him from the boat.

The sheriff’s Marine Unit “worked with Animal Services Officers to create a plan that would ensure the safety of the officers boarding the boat and the rescue of the stranded animal,” according to a Facebook post.

“Animal Services Officers then transported the dog to a facility where he will remain until his owner recovers from the illness.”

Read more at People

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