August 18, 2022
A dog falls from a boat and swims for two days to reunite with her family

A dog falls from a boat and swims for two days to reunite with her family

A dog fell into the sea during a storm and met its owners after swimming for two days to make landfall.

According to the British newspaper, The Mirror, the dog Jolly appeared on Friday (24) on a beach in Aguilas, southeast Spain, and was left with the local police by people walking next to the place and they found her.

A police spokesperson explained, “On Friday night, a family who was on the beach gave us a dog that they found on the Cobb Coast in Aguilas. The animal was taken to a shelter and we began work to find its owners.” human voice.

Officers discovered it was using an electronic chip installed in Denmark. After being taken to an animal rescue center, they were told by a call from a woman saying that a friend’s daughter had lost her pet dog during a storm while sailing to Ibiza.

“We received a call from a woman in Cádiz telling her that she had received a call from a friend in the United States telling her about an incident involving her daughter. The woman was sailing in the Mediterranean with her husband and dog Jolie and they were heading to Ibiza, but the ship was hit by a storm that caused the animal to fall into the sea. the sea, and his owners tried to find and rescue him, but to no avail.

After authorities confirmed that Jolie had spent two days swimming to get to the beach, the family headed to the police station confident it was their dog. When they arrived at the scene, the animal reacted positively by recognizing its owners. The identification also included identification of the Danish chip that was placed on the dog’s collar.

Officials believe that when Jolly plunged into the sea during a storm last week, she remained in an area more than 160 nautical miles from the mainland.

“The owners received the good news and headed to the nearest port which is Calpe, north of Benidorm. Shortly after, they arrived in Aguilas to pick up Julie. Thanks to the microchip, they were certain that the animal that came to us was the same dog that had fallen into the sea. Julie is a true survivor. A beautiful ending to an amazing adventure story,” concluded the police spokesperson.