Dog Rescued While Swimming 135 Miles Off Thailand

A worker said they were lucky to spot it because if there had been waves it probably would not have been visible.

  • Published 16 April 2019

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

BANGKOK (AP) — A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land. A worker on the rig belonging to Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Vitisak Payalaw, said on his Facebook page that they saw the dog last Friday swimming toward the platform. He said they were lucky to spot it because if there had… Read at AP News