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Woman Is Reunited With Long Lost Dog After Three Years and Finds Out It Was Living Just Eight Miles Away

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- 316 days ago -
It had been three years since her pet dog had ran away whilst out on a shopping trip, but for all that time, her owner never gave up that her trusty companion might one day come home.

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Teresa W. (661)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 5:47 am
great story, thank you

Natasha Salgado (511)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 8:13 am
This is a strange story 4 me...if this woman knew that her poor dog was in the woods then why on earth didn't she/someone leave food and water-and shelter 4 him?? And why not simply try harder to catch him...also the poor dog didn't seem all that thrilled to see her either. Too many questions 4 my liking. And the headline is ignorant--a dog is not called an ''IT''...thanks Marie

. (0)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 10:06 am
for three years she left the dog to starve. it ate ROCKS. she made no effort to feed it nor did she spend much time if any trying to lure it back. this isnt good news, it is animal abuse

Tuesday September 17, 2013, 10:27 am
I don't really understand either why she did not do more if she knew the dog was in the area. However I still enjoyed the story. Stupid lady and a cute dog with a happy ending.

Wendy H. (41)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 12:30 pm
Glad she's reunited with her dog.

Birgit W. (140)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 1:01 pm
Wonderful reunion. Thank you.

monka blanke (74)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 1:06 pm
I agree with Natasha Salgado.

Chrissie H. (19)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 1:26 pm
The owner Patty Corbat obviously cared enough about Olivia to have her microchipped (or was that her late husband's doing?) She should now honour his wish to look after her properly and give her all the love and care she has missed for so long by not shirking her responsibility palming her off on dog sitters.

norma laborie (31)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 1:29 pm
nice history shared!

Kathleen R. (138)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 2:26 pm
I agree with Natasha Salgado.

Madhu Pillai (22)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 3:14 pm

Mary Donnelly (47)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 3:16 pm
Lovely to read.

Dianne D. (455)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 4:01 pm
Love happy endings

Nelson Baker (0)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 4:07 pm
Good they were reunited.

Joy Mcronald (127)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 6:09 pm
Not sure if this is good news or not, time will tell.. noted..

LMj Sunshine (121)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 6:55 pm
Thank you.

Karen Chestney (103)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 12:25 am
3 Yrs. ---a long time to be "lost" to your person. Poor thing. I'm glad she's home now.

Marianna Molnar Woods (9)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 12:44 am
i am glad she survived it

Wonder Girl (0)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 1:24 am
Aww how sweet! When I lived in India there was a stray dog on the street that I would constantly feed and keep and eye on because my folks didn't want to actually take him in but didn't mind just looking after him from outside. I had him for like 7/8 years as I was growing up but one time I went away to the UK and I come back and he's not there! One year he was there and the next he was gone! I was heartbroken. So I asked my folks were did he go, he didn't die did he, they said he got adopted by someone but somehow I don't believe them. Whatever happened to him, I'll always love him, God bless no matter where he no matter what happened.

So yes, this woman was incredibly lucky to find her dog again.

Ruth S. (314)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 5:28 am
I totally agree Natasha.

Connie O. (40)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 10:12 am
I also wonder why the woman did not go to the area that the dog was and try and get her to come. It does seem strange. If it were my dog, I would have had a search party out there.

. (0)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 5:48 am
Lovely story, Marie. Thanks for sharing.

Bob P. (425)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 6:39 am
Thanks Marie

Sandi C. (238)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 7:57 am
glad there together.
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