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Missing doberman found after escaping from Chicago airport

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The elusive Madison, a Doberman who managed to escape from her harness at Midway Airport at 53rd St. and Central Ave. in Chicago, was found safe and sound on Tuesday near Brighton Park reports the Chicago Now.com.

Madison, a rescue pooch from Houston, arrived in Chicago last Friday to meet up with the Illinois Doberman Rescue Plus who planned to transport her to another rescue and future home in Wisconsin. The noise of the airplanes at the airport scared the dog, and Madison slipped out of her harness and ran away.

Read more about Madison's rescue in Houston by clicking here.

A $1,000 reward was offered, and the media assisted in posting her photos during local broadcasts. Fliers were made up and distributed to local stores and other various locations.

On Tuesday evening a miracle happened, when a woman in the Brighton Park area found a scared dog and managed to lure her into her home and keep the dog safe. The next morning the Good Samaritan saw one of the fliers and contacted the Illinois Doberman Rescue with the good news.

Lots of rejoicing rang through the Facebook page of the Illinois Doberman Rescue with the following announcement:

"We are incredibly happy to share these photos with you. Madison is safe with us. She is a little thin and confused. She has a ripped pad on a foot, but she has a hearty appetite. She is sleeping and snoring now. Thank you to everyone who shared her story and posted her flier. We could not have found her without all of your help. Watch the news, listen to the radio, and read the paper for happy updates in the media!"

Now safe and sound, Madison will soon be heading to Elkhorn.

Wishing you a long, happy life, many thanks to everyone contributing to the rescue of this dog in need.

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