A small, white canine was rescued by the Lengthy Seaside Lifeguards after it swam into the Pacific Ocean on Monday, March 13.
In accordance with the Long Beach Fire Department, lifeguards had been referred to as after a bunch tried to seize a misplaced canine they discovered within the Junipero car parking zone.
Nonetheless, resulting from anxiousness, the pup, named Tofu, bumped into the water and swam into the ocean as a substitute.
The lifeguard, known as “Lifeguard 7”, placed on his wetsuit and grabbed his rescue board and buoy to rescue Tofu within the ocean.
With the assistance of one other lifeguard, known as “Lifeguard 8”, who directed Lifeguard 7 in direction of Tofu’s location, the pup was rescued and safely dropped at shore.
The Lengthy Seaside Hearth Division stated, “Though chilly and shaken up from such a protracted swim, the canine ultimately warmed up and is doing properly!”
Shortly after being rescued, Tofu was picked up by the Animal Care Companies. And a day after, officers discovered Tofu’s proprietor and the 2 have been safely reunited.
The division additionally shared a number of pictures of Tofu and referred to as him their ‘new pal’. “We had a few enjoyable pictures of his time with us! We’re glad that he’s again together with his household! Though we miss him round @longbeachlifeguard HQ,” says the division in an Instagram post.