On Monday night, a dog who ran after being thrown through the windshield of a car in June, was recovered in an Arizona desert, reported Wednesday's ABC 15 News.
The dog, named "Ily," somehow survived an amazing 65 days on the run in the harsh climate.
Her guardian, Rose Sharman, had never given up hope that her pup would be found and that they would be reunited.
Sharmon, who is still recovering from her injuries in the terrible crash on I-17, told ABC 15:
I missed her the most at night because she hugged me all night,
Shortly after the crash, several volunteers had searched for the missing dog, but until just last week, she was not spotted.
The break in the missing dog saga came last week when two dogs were spotted not far from the scene of the crash. A trap was set in an effort to capture the dogs, and, with the help of some tantalizing chicken, along with patient volunteers, it worked.
Months on the run has taken a toll on Ily's body; she weighs almost half of what she did at the time that she initially disappeared. Amazingly, she appears to be otherwise unscathed from her time alone.
Ily appeared to be ecstatic to be back in Sharmon's arms.
She jumped on my lap and wagged her tail and started crying.
The other dog who was with Ily was also captured and taken to the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control - according to ABC 15 news, the dog, dubbed "Buddy," is identified by the number A3352837.
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