Wednesday 18 January 2017

Miracle dog survives three weeks at sea

Published 02/04/2011 | 05:00

This is the miracle dog that was rescued yesterday after spending three weeks at sea in the wake of Japan's massive earthquake and tsunami of March 11.

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A coastguard rescue team spotted the resilient canine trotting around the roof of a house that was swept out to sea. Local television showed an aerial view of a brown medium-sized dog on the roof -- the only part of the house floating above water -- before it disappeared inside through a broken section of the roof.

A coastguard rescue worker was lowered from a helicopter to transport the animal to safety by boat.

Irish Independent

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