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Rescue Dog Runs Away to Visit Human in Hospital (Video)

Do you know anyone who doubts a rescue dog’s love and devotion? If so, this is the story you should send them.

Zander is a rescue dog, who was adopted from a shelter five years ago and nursed back to health by his new family, the Dolans. He has been “like a son” to them ever since. Last week, his human dad, John Dolan, was hospitalized for a skin condition.

Zander was inconsolable and depressed with his human gone, even “crying.” Then, he took it upon himself to go find his dad—walking over two miles from his Bay Shore, New York home to the hospital where John was staying. Even though he had never been to the hospital before, he managed to find his way there safely, likely by following John’s scent.

Watch their touching story in the video above.




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12:59AM PDT on Apr 4, 2014

Thank you

6:02AM PDT on May 6, 2013

aww, just hope the human deserves such devotion from a sweet dog

1:51AM PDT on May 1, 2013

heartwarming and very touching,thank you for sharing

9:55PM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

what a great dog... pay back for being rescued...

12:28PM PST on Feb 16, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

7:31AM PST on Feb 12, 2013

Great story. Thanks.

5:54AM PST on Jan 28, 2013


9:29AM PST on Jan 26, 2013

nice story thanks

5:07AM PST on Jan 21, 2013

The love and loyalty our beloved dog companions gives us is priceless. I only wish those Asian countries could see what we see in these fabulous animals and not see them as food. This story should be plastered on all Asian TV screens!!!!

4:58AM PST on Jan 21, 2013

We can't find a better friend than a dog

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