COLLEEN OBRIEN

Volunteers drive dog 1,800 miles for loving reunion

Jun 2, 2018, 6:18 AM

An Arizona family thought their beloved dog was gone forever.

He’d been missing for almost a year, after all. But the family got an unexpected call from someone 1,800 miles away who said Jake – the dog – had been found in Pennsylvania.

The family wasn’t able to pick him up, so the person who found the dog went a step further and organized a group of 20 volunteers to get Jake home.

Each volunteer drove Jake as far as they could then did the hand-off. Some took him 120 miles along his journey, others drove him from state border to state border, and eventually Jake made it home to his humans – all thanks to some strangers who went the extra mile.

The mystery remains though of how he ended up so far away.

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Volunteers drive dog 1,800 miles for loving reunion