Sebastian Christmas Miracle: 2 Poodles Save Missing Dog in Layport Drive Canal

Christmas Miracle
Christmas Miracle

Two poodles named Winnie the Poodle and Lucy Golden Doodle woke up their family at 6:00 a.m. after discovering a dog swimming helplessly in the Layport Drive Canal in Sebastian.

Little did they know the dog, named Sophie, was reported missing on Christmas Day. The owners went on social media to report her missing and said they were worried sick and asked everyone to look for “the sweetest dog ever.”

Then a Christmas miracle happened! 

“My dogs awakened us at 6 a.m. to find them barking at a dog swimming in the canal on Layport Drive. I was able to rescue and pull her out of the water,” Michele Longo told Sebastian Daily.

Longo said she called the non-emergency police number, and they located the owners to reunite them with Sophie.

Welcome home Sophie!

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies. In 2002, he permanently moved back to Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.