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‘Ole “KC” is home Safe and Sound thanks to the United States Coast Guard and many a Sea Dog knows how he feels!

KC Bristol BayOn Monday afternoon, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay spotted the dog four miles from shore during ice-breaking operations on Lake St. Clair. The crew then brought him aboard the ship to provide him with food, water and first aid.  “KC is happy to be back home and is eating everything we give him,” said a very happy Benchich. “We’re forever grateful to the Coast Guard and hope to be able to thank the crew in person sometime soon.”  Read more here 18:29

USCG Dog Blog: how to avoid a ruff time on the ice Read more here

Michigan-based Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay crew rescues dog stranded on ice

Bristol Bay DogCrew members assigned to Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay assist a dog they found stranded on the ice of Lake St. Clair March 4, 2014. The crew transported the dog to the ship and hoisted it aboard, where it was provided food and first aid before being transferred to an area animal shelter for further care See other photo here  17:57