Dog saves fawn struggling to stay afloat in Long Island Sound

Storm the golden retriever sprang into action to help a drowning baby deer.

ByABC NEWS
July 18, 2017, 11:55 AM

— -- Storm the golden retriever is being hailed as a hero for his quick thinking to help save a drowning baby deer.

The dog’s owner, Mark Freeley, said Storm spotted something in New York’s Long Island Sound on Sunday morning and jumped in to rescue it, grabbing the fawn and bringing it to shore.

“Storm, bring him in. Good boy, Storm. Bring him in,” Freeley can be heard shouting in a Facebook video of the harrowing moment — which now has more than 3 million views.

Storm won’t even retrieve a tennis ball, but in this moment, he knew exactly what he had to do, Freeley told ABC News.

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