The pooch jumped into the Raritan Bay, separating from his owner.
Someone spotted Caiden in distress while doggy paddling in the water on July 4 and reported the incident to the Union Beach Police Department.
Caiden was then picked up by members of the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office Marine 1 unit, who located the dog, brought him on board, then navigated shallow waters to reunite him with his owner on shore.
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden commended his team for a job well done, according to the Facebook post.
Caiden appeared to be tired, but in good shape without any injuries.
For each state, we’ve also included details of famous UFO sightings in that state. Of note is that almost three-quarters of all UFO sighting reports in the United States occur between 4 p.m. and midnight, and tend to peak between 9 and 10 p.m. Food for thought next time you're out scoping for alien life. Keep reading to see which states have had the most UFO sightings.