Blind bullmastiff rescued

Deputies rescue 170-pound blind dog from Florida canal

Sgt. Jason Knepp, Deputy Lee Roth, Deputy Megan Lane and Deputy Tim Liston responded to a call at about 6 a.m. Wednesday about a dog in distress.

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Roth jumped into the canal, wrapped the bullmastiff in a blanket and got it safely to shore, where the other law enforcement officers assisted in the rescue.

The dog was returned to its owners and will be OK.

BREVARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES RESCUE BLIND DISTRESSED DOG FROM CANALEarlier this morning around 6:00 A.M., Sgt...

Posted by Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida (Official) on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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