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Man saves puppy thrown off Florida-Georgia Line Bridge on US 17

Nassau County Animal Services posted this picture of the puppy to social media.
Nassau County Animal Services posted this picture of the puppy to social media. (Credit: Nassau County Animal Services Facebook)

YULEE, Fla. – Shelter workers are looking for the person who threw a puppy off the Florida-Georgia Line bridge on U.S. 17 Thursday afternoon, Nassau County Animal Services said.

The puppy is OK and adoption applications are already open.

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Nassau County Animal Services posted a picture of the pup to social media, as well as pictures of the good Samaritan who swam out in the St. Marys River to save it.

News4Jax is working to get more information about the incident, but we haven’t yet heard back from Nassau County Animal Services.

If you know the man who saved the puppy, please email eboyer@wjxt.com.

If you have information on what happened, contact animal services at 904-530-6150.


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