Dog Swims Over 6 Miles to Reunite With Family After Falling Off Boat in Lake Michigan

Rylee, a 10-month-old Belgian Malinois, was reunited with her owners on Aug. 29, 2016, after she apparently swam over six miles to shore after falling off the family's boat.If you’re an animal lover – specifically a dog lover – you’ll also love this story!  A happy ending to a lost dog story. According a Yahoo News, Edward Casas was boating in the middle of Lake Michigan with his wife when their son’s 10-month-old puppy, Rylee, fell overboard. By the time the couple realized he was gone the dog was no where to be seen. Edward called a lost dog search team but the night went by with no sightings. It wasn’t until the next morning that someone reported seeing the dog. Officials say Rylee swam over six miles and then walked another 12 miles through the woods before he was tracked down and returned to his owners.

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