Video Of The Week - Italian Sailors Rescue Adorable Puppy Lost At Sea

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Photo Credit: RYCC dog rescue (YouTube screen capture)

On October 24th, a group of sailors from the RYCC Savoia yacht club in Naples, Italy were enjoying a beautiful day on the water when they noticed an animal swimming toward them. Upon getting closer, they realized it was a tiny puppy that was holding on for dear life in the freezing waters of the Gulf of Naples.

With some clever maneuvering, they managed to get close enough to the shivering animal and scoop it up. The rescuers took the puppy back to shore and were contemplating what to do with it when they heard from its frantic owner.

Photo Credit: RYCC Savio via Facebook

It turns out that puppy who was called Noodle had been traveling on a ferry earlier that morning from the Italian Island of Ischia when it escaped from its leash and fell overboard. While the incident was reported to the boat operators, they were not very helpful and told the distraught owners that the adorable Labrador retriever had most likely drowned. Fortunately, neither Noodle nor its parents were ready to give up as quickly!

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  • nina22
    nina22Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 1:40 pm
    Incredible. Just incredible.
    • kittylover111
      kittylover111Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 6:20 am
      How did he survive?!!! That's incredible!!
      • sky_dragon
        sky_dragonThursday, February 18, 2021 at 5:41 am
        I am happy that puppy is alright. Thanks to that kind sailor who saved him!
        • bluepug1014
          bluepug1014Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 8:44 am
          OMG thats so sad and cute !!!
          • vampirelily
            vampirelilyTuesday, February 2, 2021 at 8:12 pm
            so cute
            • jyroligykunixy
              jyroligykunixyTuesday, February 2, 2021 at 12:05 pm
              thats cute!!!
              • creeperman91456
                creeperman91456Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 9:45 am
                i love dogs because i have a Burnese and a german shepard
                • creeperman91456
                  creeperman91456Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 9:43 am
                  i bet he okay
                  • pinkrabbit73374
                    pinkrabbit73374Monday, September 28, 2020 at 7:31 am
                    I hope she is ok!!
                    • rockey202
                      rockey202Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 1:05 pm
                      It is sad that he will never be with is old owners again but he or she will be with some one🐶🐶
                      • pinkrabbit73374
                        pinkrabbit73374Monday, September 28, 2020 at 7:30 am
                        so true. I LOVE DOGS!!! I HAVE A PUPPY AND AN ADULT DOG!!! SO CUTE!!!