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Oso survivor dog Boomer looking for his family who died in mudslide

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At first the discovery on Wednesday, of a Golden retriever roaming the mudslide area in Snohomis County, was thought to have been a survivor of the 12 day old Oso disaster, but in reality the dog had wandered two or three miles from his new home searching for his old family reported the Huffington Post.

A couple who had been searching the disaster area, looking for their own dog, met up with the dog named Boomer, whose family were victims of the mudslide and did not survive.

Boomer has been cared for by the victim's sister. He is being treated at a nearby veterinarian with cuts and bruises on his arms, legs, and hips.

The Everett Animal Shelter has a list of dogs who have been found alive, lost, and are deceased. For more information about lost pets, please click here for the shelter's Facebook page.

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