Search on for owner of dog rescued by Cape firefighters

CREATED Feb. 12, 2014

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FORT MYERS, Fla. - The search is underway for the owner of a dog rescued by Cape Coral firefighters on Monday December 10.

The dog, a female mixed American Bull Dog, was saved from a drain pipe near a canal at 1755 Cape Coral Parkway East.

She apparently fell into the canal and was unable to exit due to the sea wall.  Fortunately, she swam into the drainage system and clawed her way into an outlet pipe connected to a sewer drain.
“Had it not been for the quick response and determination of the Cape Coral Fire Department, she most likely would not have survived her ordeal,” stated LCDAS Operations Manager, Glenn Johnson.
Daphne, as she is now being called, did not possess identification, including a microchip, and was not wearing a collar.  Although she is currently being held at Lee County Domestic Animal Services, she will be available for adoption if unclaimed by her owner.  Anyone interested may complete an on-line adoption application at or call LCDAS at 533-7387 if you have information about her rightful owner.  Daphne’s animal ID number is A582800 for inquiries.