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Dog found in landslide had walked miles to location of former owner

Dog discovered in Oso landslide
Dog discovered in Oso landslide

According to Friday's Fox News, a dog discovered in the midst of the Oso, Wash., landslide area on Thursday did not live in the actual portion of land which was destroyed by the slide, but he had walked miles from his home to the area where his former guardian is believed to have perished.

When the golden retriever, named "Boomer," was initially discovered, he was believed to be a miracle survivor of the massive mudslide which claimed dozens of lives nearly two weeks ago.

Soon thereafter, the dog's current guardian was located and she advised local officials that Boomer used to belong to her brother, one of the missing victims of the natural disaster.

Boomer had trekked several miles from his current home to where he was ultimately found...his journey through the mud and debris filled region generated injuries on his body which had initially led authorities to believe that he had been in the actual landslide.

According to King 5 News, Boomer is recovering at an Arlington veterinary hospital.

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