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Dog Survives 53 Days In Wild, Reunited With Owner

Offbeat  (tags: Dooley, suvivor, reunited, owner, goodnews )

- 2661 days ago -
RENO, Nev. -- Barbara Bagley says she never gave up hope that her dog would be found alive in the Nevada desert after the animal bolted from the scene of a crash that critically injured her and killed her husband.


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Barb K (1685)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 8:15 am

Dotti L (85)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 10:23 am
Thank you, Barb, for this great story. I wish a speedy recovery for Barbara Bagley and condolences on the loss of her husband. Thank God that Dooley survived to give her comfort.

Patrice M (84)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 10:35 am
What are the odds?!?!
I am so glad this dog was reunited with his owner.

Ellen m (215)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 11:01 am
Thanks for this Barcat. Since Penny Elms is a "local girl', i try not to miss any of her stories, but i have to admit this was far and away the best story in quite awhile.
Thanks for sharing it with everyone! 1love

Carol H (229)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 11:21 am
I cried so much reading this! thank God it had a happy ending!!! thanks BarbCat. noted

Erin R (181)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 11:41 am
Thanks, Barb!

Lindsey Williams (234)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 11:45 am
Read this of huffpost. Great story, thanks Barb.

Evelyn B (79)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 11:58 am
Noted Tks Barb...I'm glad she was able to find her dog, Condolences on the loss of her husband...but she'll have this beautiful dog and family through this difficult time...But lovely story...

jennifer t (41)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 12:41 pm
I am glad that this poor dog made her way home

David C (75)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 1:19 pm

Carmen S (611)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 2:54 pm
wow, what a sweet story, glad they were reunited, thanks Barb for sharing this

Marliese B (69)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 3:51 pm
Noted with thanks! So glad for dog and owner! :)

Eternal G (734)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 3:57 pm
Holy moly what an incredible ordeal! Happy to hear they both didn't give up... true love can be a stubborn thing ;)

Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 3:59 pm
Such a wonderful story. Many thanks, Barb.

Glamour Girlcat (32)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 4:22 pm
I'm so happy they were reunited. Thank you for posting, BarbCat.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 4:39 pm
Amazing story, thanks Barb...I love happy endings.

Alice C (1797)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 5:11 pm
Lovely story ~ Thank you Barb.

Barbara K (61)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 5:23 pm
Wow, what a miracle. So glad they are reunited. Thanks, Sweetie

Suzanne L (89)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 5:59 pm
Thank you Barb. I'm glad that Dooley was reunited with his mom.

Isabelle J (81)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 5:59 pm
Wow! Thanks Barb!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 7:16 pm
This story pulls the heart strings.

Patricia E G (52)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 7:21 pm
This woman suffered great losses and miraculous survivals.
Unconditional love from Dooley and human compassion made
her tragedy bearable.

Thank you Sunshine Lady

Agnes N (703)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 7:30 pm
Thanks Barb

Patrizia S (315)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 7:30 pm
Great Story!! Barb TY. !

zora b (85)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 10:13 pm

Arild Warud (174)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 1:33 am
Thanks Barb.

Carol C (97)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 6:14 am
Wonderful story. Brought tears to my eyes. Thank you Barb.

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 7:17 am
This story is happy and sad at the same time, happy because this little dog was found, but sad because the husband and other dog died!

Carolina Amnell (74)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 8:30 am
Thanks Barb for sharing this great story. Im speechless

Holly Lawrence (430)
Thursday March 8, 2012, 9:58 am
Such good news ..thank you BarbCat!

Dee C (229)
Thursday March 8, 2012, 8:19 pm

Thanks Barb..

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 10, 2012, 11:30 am
such as sad story with such a happy ending i hope they have a wonderful life together now

Carol Dreeszen (346)
Saturday March 10, 2012, 4:20 pm
Oh My Gosh!! What a tearful story!! I am so happy they found the dog! He looks like a beautiful dog and am so glad they found that bone and pulled it out!! Yikes!! Thanks Barb!! Great happy ending to it!

Cindy Black (61)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 12:05 am
OMG I can only echo everyone else's comments. I cried too.

AND ALSO: Did you click on that story (attached to the article) about the hiker missing for almost a month in the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico...? They just found her, and she was in her sleeping bag, almost dead. And get this: Her cat was with her!! The cat stayed with her throughout the whole ordeal (she must've been totally lost) and never left her side. Even as they were carrying her down the mountain on a litter, the cat was there with her on the litter the whole way down. WOW.

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 9:23 am
Such an amazing and sweet story, thank you Barb for sharing.

Elizabeth P (99)
Monday March 12, 2012, 1:33 pm
Good read, Smile. Thank you.

Robyn M (123)
Monday March 12, 2012, 10:24 pm
It's all about unconditional love!
Until one has loved an animal
Part of their soul remains

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 1:20 am
Wonderful story. Thanks.

Dianne D (490)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 8:39 pm
Incrediable story.

Stelizan L (258)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 4:11 am
Pure magic! True love has no borders - and never ending willpower!
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