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Dog travels 2 days and 11 miles to return to foster mom

11 months 2 weeks 2 days ago November 06, 2015 Nov 6, 2015 Friday, November 06 2015 November 06, 2015 1:18 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow
Image: Jody Call / The Commercial Appeal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A woman in Memphis, Tennessee, says she was shocked to discover that a dog she had briefly cared for had escaped a different foster home, wandered 11 miles across the city and wound up sitting on her porch.

Rachel Kauffman tells The Commercial Appeal she already had two dogs of her own when she took in a White Shepherd named Hank from a shelter and looked after him for a few days before sending him, as planned, to a longer-term foster home while he was treated for heartworms.

Kauffman says Hank quickly bonded with her during six days together. On Sunday, two days after being sent to the other home, Hank escaped. Animal lovers searched for him until they found him at Kauffman's home Tuesday.

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