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#1 -Vintage Canuck-

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 10:57 PM

Heartbroken Dog Makes Amazing Two-Mile Journey To Find Owner, John Dolan, In Hospital:

A heartbroken dog so distraught over his owner's abrupt hospitalization was able to track him down almost two miles away.


Zander, a 7-year-old husky, was able to track down his owner John Dolan, who had checked into New York's Good Samaritan Medical Center for a skin condition, according to Fox News. The dog traveled two miles, under a busy parkway, by a stream and across a four-lane road, to find Dolan.


Zander cried and sulked for days when his owner, who rescued the dog five years ago and saved him from starvation, went into the hospital, Dolan's wife, Priscilla, told Fox News.


One day, while Dolan lay in his hospital bed, an employee came to him and said the dog was outside the building. “It’s not nonsense that he was at the hospital,” Dolan told ABC News. “He was moping around for the days I was already at the hospital, sitting in my seat and rolled up and depressed. My wife said he had water in his eyes and looked like he was really sad.”


The dog, who has a history of escaping, had snuck out the back door, according to ABC News. The couple said they wondered how Zander was able to find Dolan since the hospital is in an area where Zander has never gone before.


Dogs like Zander have a whopping 200 million to 300 million scent glands, according to CBS News, but there is more to it than biology.


"Some of [the dogs] seem to have a special human-animal bond that leads them that way, whether it's a sixth sense," veterinarian Dr. John Charos told CBS News.


The strength of an animal's love for his or her owner may seem incomprehensible sometimes, but Zander is not the only dog whose story shocked a community.


A loyal German Shepherd named Capitán ran away from home after his owner and best friend, Manuel Guzman, died in 2006, according to a September report. A week later, Guzman's surviving family found the dog at Guzman's gravesite.


"We had never taken him to the cemetery so it is a mystery how he managed to find the place," Veronica Guzman, Manuel's widow, told the Sun. The dog maintains his position in the graveyard, sometimes leaving to visit the family but always going back before nightfall. "I don't think he wanted to leave Manuel on his own at night," Veronica added.


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What an amazing story! :)

Edited by -Vintage Canuck-, 07 October 2012 - 10:58 PM.

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#2 Tystick

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 10:59 PM

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See this is why I want a dog dammit
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Posted 07 October 2012 - 11:06 PM

Dolan pls

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 11:07 PM

The dog traveled two miles, under a busy parkway, by a stream and across a four-lane road, to find Dolan.


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Posted 07 October 2012 - 11:11 PM

My fat ass dog would be too lazy to find me...

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 11:18 PM

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Buddy I called this EXACT situtation on here two years ago and was flamed, so I guess I have a bit of hockey knowledge, not to mention the 4 years I played in the OHL idiot.


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Posted 07 October 2012 - 11:23 PM

2 miles. 2!!! come on people. the owner wasn't at death's door either. i'm sorry but this isn't news.
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Posted 07 October 2012 - 11:35 PM

inb4 cats suck
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Posted 08 October 2012 - 12:28 AM

Husky's are actually natural hunters too. If they want to find something they can find it.

One of my neighbours dog, had a younger husky, it went missing, but a couple hours later, came back with some cooked meat' (probalby jacked someones bbq food) and came back with it. But none the less, a very touching story.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 02:56 AM

Nice story!

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 06:25 AM

inb4 cats suck

Cats suck.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:24 AM

wow.... :shock:
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Posted 08 October 2012 - 09:16 AM

2 miles. 2!!! come on people. the owner wasn't at death's door either. i'm sorry but this isn't news.

No. Totally typical behaviour. I need to hear more about death and snooki.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 10:35 AM

Cats suck.


You are incorrect. Cats are awesome.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:33 AM

This is why cats women dogs are man's best friend.

Edited by zaibatsu, 08 October 2012 - 11:33 AM.


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Posted 08 October 2012 - 12:09 PM

You are incorrect. Cats are awesome.


Ya but they're dumb... but awesome to watch.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 12:28 PM

Ya but they're dumb... but awesome to watch.

Evidence:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV6Bsym9wmU


Cat Owner here.
I concur.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 02:22 PM

He was probably just hungry.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 04:01 PM

Ya but they're dumb... but awesome to watch.

Evidence:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV6Bsym9wmU


Many of those weren't even stupid, but merely very resourceful cats.
That being said, I dislike cats.




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