A canine found some 220km (135 miles) off the coast of Thailand has been rescued by a group of oil rig staff after the exhausted pooch was noticed paddling close to a drilling platform.

The brown aspin swam in the direction of the employees after they referred to as out to him final Friday afternoon. He was then pulled to security.

It’s not clear how the canine turned stranded to date out at sea. Some experiences recommend he might have fallen from a fishing trawler.

The rig workers named the dog Boonrod, which translates as "The Saved One"

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The rig staff named the canine Boonrod, a Thai phrase that roughly interprets as “the saved one” or “survivor”.

The dog is estimated to be between three and five years old

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Boonrod was mentioned to have been exhausted and in want of contemporary consuming water and meals.

The dog was temporarily cared for on the oil rig

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The dog was given fresh drinking water on the rig

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He was nursed again to well being on the rig whereas employees radioed for assist, requesting the help of a tanker that was heading again to shore.

The dog was temporarily cared for on the oil rig

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Boonrod was washed to cleanse his fur of salt from the seawater

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Boonrod needed to have a correct wash to cleanse his fur of salt from the seawater. Afterwards, he had a nap.

The dog looks out to sea after it was rescued by oil rig workers

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The circumstances have been mentioned to have been calm in the course of the rescue, which staff mentioned made it simpler to identify Boonrod among the many rusty metallic bars of the rig.

The dog was lifted by crane onto an oil vessel that was passing through the area on Sunday

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Boonrod was lifted by crane on to an oil vessel that was passing by way of the world on Sunday to be transported to a veterinary observe in southern Thailand.

The dog recieved a check-up at a veterinary practice in southern Thailand

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The canine was mentioned to have been in good spirits when he arrived on land to be taken to the vet.

The dog appeared happy to be back on land

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