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For Dog Lovers


By HopeForOurFuture - Posted on 07 April 2009

Australian cattle dog Sophie Tucker spent her life as a pampered house pet, but when the going got rough, showed mettle that could put her human counterparts on “Survivor” to shame.

The plucky pooch was separated from her owners when she fell overboard in choppy waters, but swam five miles to an island, surviving on a diet of wild goats for four months until miraculously being reunited with her family.

“She surprised us all,” ecstatic owner Jan Griffith told the National Australian Associated Press News Agency. “She was a house dog and look what’s she done, she’s swum over five nautical miles, she’s managed to live off the land all on her own. We wish she could talk, we really do.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read whole story here:

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/30088069?GT1=43001

I was thinking about posting this story...
You know what they say....Great minds think alike!! :) 
Maybe the title should have said "for dog lovers and not goat fans"... ( :

ROTFLMAO!!!!!! That was great, hahahahahaha!!

 

Saw this yesterday and was nervous about reading it.  Great story.

I know my dogs wouldn't be able to survive 'in the wild' let alone swim for 5 miles!

They must grow them tougher down under ;)

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