A dog fell into the sea during a storm and was reunited with its owners after swimming for two days to reach land.
According to British newspaper The Mirror, the dog Jolie appeared on a beach in Aguilas in southeastern Spain on Friday (24), and was abandoned by local police who were walking by and who found her.
A spokesman said: “On Friday night, a family on the beach gave us a dog they found in Aguilas, on the banks of Cope. The animal was taken to a shelter and we began work to find its owners. did.” sound.
Authorities found that she was using a microchip that had been installed in Denmark. After she was taken to an animal rescue centre, they were told of a call from a woman who said a friend’s daughter had lost her pet dog during a storm while on her way to Ibiza.
“We received a call from a woman in Cadiz, informing her that she had received a call from a friend in the United States, informing her of an incident involving her daughter. Woman in the Mediterranean with her husband and dog Jolie. was sailing in the ocean and they were on their way to Ibiza. But the ship was hit by a storm, due to which the animal fell into the sea. The owners tried to find and save it, but without success.”
After officers confirmed that Jolie had spent two days swimming to reach shore, the family went to the police station with the certainty that it was their dog. When they arrived at the scene, the animal responded positively by recognizing its owners. The identification also included the identification of the Danish chip that was on the dog’s collar.
Officials believe that when Jolie went overboard during last week’s storm, she remained in an area more than 160 nautical miles from the mainland.
“Its owners got the good news and went to the nearest port which was Calpe, north of Benidorm. Soon after, they arrived at Aguilas to pick up Jolie. Thanks to the microchip, they were sure that the animal that reached us was the same. The dog that fell into the sea. Jolie is a true survivor. A lovely ending to an amazing adventure story,” concluded the police spokesperson.