SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CBSNewYork) — One lucky dog has been rescued after falling off a boat in the Pacific Ocean.
Luna, an 18-month-old blue-eyed German Shepherd, fell overboard from a fishing boat nearly five weeks ago off the coast of San Clemente Island near San Diego.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Dies After Complaining Of Head Pain, NYPD Investigating
Nick Haworth, Luna’s owner searched the area for days after Luna’s disappearance, but was unsuccessful, CBS Los Angeles reported. By Feb. 20, Hadworth presumed his beloved pet was gone for good.
However, Luna somehow managed to swim to San Clemente Island, which is owned by the U.S. Navy. Luna was later found walking along one of the roads there.READ MORE: Cyberattack Prompts Major Pipeline From Texas To New Jersey To Shut Down
“This is not a day that we thought would ever happen,” Connor Lamb, a friend of Luna’s owner, said.
Lamb came to take Luna home as her owner was out of town at the time of her discovery.MORE NEWS: Suspect Charged With Murder, Arson For Bronx Apartment Fire That Killed 2 In 2018
Luna is expected to be reunited with her owner on Thursday.