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A spaniel who fell overboard from a ferry was rescued by fishermen off Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts.
Boaters Rescue Struggling Dog
The Island Queen ferry was headed to Martha’s Vineyard from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Monday morning when the passengers and crew spotted a dog about a mile offshore. The 125-foot ferry started to circle the spaniel, but the boat was too big for anyone to get close enough to grab her. When the captain saw a small fishing boat in the area, he sounded the horn and the people on board shouted to get the attention of the men on board. The passengers on the ferry cheered as the fishermen pulled the dog safely aboard and gave them a thumbs-up sign. “It was just…