Thursday, February 4, 2010

Baltic's Lucky Day


Baltic, the spunky dog who floated at least 75 miles on an ice floe down Poland's Vistula River and into the Baltic Sea, has a new owner: The seaman who rescued him.

Buczynski and other crew members spotted the dog Jan. 25 floating at least 15 miles (24 kilometers) from land. The rescue was difficult because the frightened, shivering dog kept falling into the water. Fearing he could drown, the crew lowered a pontoon to the water and Buczynski, the ship mechanic, managed to grab the dog and pull him to safety.

Read the whole story...

2 comments:

holly said...

what a sweet dog! i'm glad he's okay!

button said...

He looks good! How'd he get on that ice flow? Did he have friends in Scandanavia he was on his way to visit?