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Sat Jan 13, 2018, 02:10 PM

Dog missing for five days found buried in snow; alive

From http://www.newscentermaine.com/article/news/local/207/dog-missing-for-five-days-found-buried-in-snow-alive/97-506944568

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Dog missing for five days found buried in snow; alive

Sophie, the 13-year-old lab, had gone missing on Thursday. Her family wasn't expecting her to survive the cold.
Author: Amanda Hill
Published: 6:36 AM EST January 11, 2018

Bryant Pond (NEWS CENTER Maine) -- It started with a Facebook plea.

"We are missing our 13-year-old yellow lab named Sophie from Cushman Road in Bryant Pond," Albert Silver writes. "She went out with all of us last night just before 5pm while we were plowing and shoveling, and she wandered off and hasn't come back. Please share..."

Albert Silver and his family had searched everywhere. They had called animal control and neighbors, but no one had seen the pup since Thursday, January 4th.

The public post was shared more than 2-thousand times. People the Silvers didn't even know were looking for Sophie.

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sl8 Jan 2018 OP
shenmue Jan 2018 #1
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lunamagica Jan 2018 #3
irisblue Jan 2018 #4
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Response to sl8 (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 02:15 PM

1. Oh dear! So happy woof woof is okay

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Response to sl8 (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 02:37 PM

2. I had a Lab that would rather bury himself in snow that use the warm insulated

dog house kennel. It wasn't small either.

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Response to sl8 (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 02:51 PM

3. Thanks! I love happy endings!

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Sat Jan 13, 2018, 04:58 PM

4. Good news indeed.

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Sat Jan 13, 2018, 05:18 PM

5. Did the family not bother

 

to put the dog on a leash?

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Response to sl8 (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 06:20 PM

6. snow insulates. i went out in 20f? barefoot(i am a hardcore barefooter)

we had just had an 8 in snowstorm. was filling the birdfeeder. my feet were quite warm in the snow, but in the open air. BRRRR.

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