‘Homesick’ Dog Walks 62 Miles With Bleeding Paws to Find Her Owners
A dog in China endured a 62-mile walk so she could return to her owners.
Temporary separation: Ping An, which means “safe and sound,” is a 1-year-old golden retriever, who was temporarily left to the care of her owner’s friends in Nantong while their home in Qidong City was being renovated.
After staying four months in Nantong, her caretakers were heartbroken when they discovered Ping An was missing, reported Metro UK (via Jinghai Evening News).
She was found two weeks later in Qidong by rescuers who described the dog as “quite depressed after she was unable to find her owners.”
Ping An appeared to be limping with leg injuries outside of an office building and her paws were covered in blood.
Ping An’s owners were able to find their tired dog after the rescuers posted her images on WeChat.
Heart-warming reunion: The family rushed to the site and picked up Ping An, as seen in the now-viral video.
“Ping An, you’ve worked hard. You’ll just stay home from now on. We would never send you away,” one of the owners said in Chinese.
Ping An was taken to the vet for a check-up and is now recovering from her injuries.
The owners pledged not to part with her again following the ordeal.
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