By: Tyler Benson
The boat launched into action, the siren sounded, and the Coast Guard motor lifeboat headed into Lake Huron with the dog still onboard.
One stormy night, a homeless dog looking for shelter wanders onto a Coast Guard station in St. Ignace, Michigan. She finds a dry and cozy hiding spot inside a boat’s compartment. When the boat launches ad heads into the Straits of Mackinac for a search and rescue mission, the frightened dog is still hidden onboard. But when the tireless Coasties are working to save a man overboard, Onyx the dog surprises everyone with her bravery, and she finds more than a home- she finds a purpose.