Deputies in St. Lucie County were out serving papers when they heard the dog whimpering in the distance. They followed the sound and discovered the puppy stuck neck deep in a collapsed septic drain. The effort to free the animal was a success, as were the multiple baths the dog received afterwards. Authorities then canvassed the neighborhood looking for the pup's owner. They weren't able to determine where the little guy had come from, so one of the deputies adopted him. According to the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, the dog, " now enjoying a life in the lap of luxury."