A Dogs Way Home by Bobbie Pyron
Daddy says, Most folks got a north star in their life—something that gives their life extra meaning. Mine is music.Abby knows that Tam, her Shetland sheepdog, is her north star, and shes pretty certain shes his, too. But when an accident separates Abby and Tam, it feels as though all the stars have fallen out of the sky and nothing will ever be right again. As the days between them turn to weeks, then months, dangers and changes fill up Abbys and Tams lives. Will they ever find their way home to each other?
Without even thinking, I say, Mine is Tam.
Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains, A Dogs Way Home is an unforgettable tale of the many miles, months, and mountains that divide two loyal friends—but that cant possibly keep them apart.
Lost Dogs Who Found Their Way Home - The Dodo
How do lost dogs find their way back home?
By Reed Tucker. His girlfriend responded to the tragedy by packing up her possessions and disappearing without a word. Gonker was playful. He would fetch sticks for hours. He was also a lifesaver.
Looking for scents of home
Sure, these are extreme cases of lost pets finding their way home, but it also brings up questions about the different ways that animals — especially house pets like cats and dogs — find their way around. Dogs have somewhere between million to 2 billion olfactory receptor cells in their noses. It probably comes as no surprise that dogs rely heavily on their noses. When the wind is right, 11 miles isn't really that far for a dog with a good sniffer to travel. Dogs have somewhere between million to 2 billion olfactory receptor cells for scents, reports PetMD. That's compared to the mere 12 to 40 millions that people have.
For many people pets become treasured members of the family, so when they are lost it can be extremely stressful as tragic endings are common. Often, after searching high and low, placing fliers in public places and checking shelters families are forced to give up hope of ever seeing their furry, feathered or scaled friends again and imagine the worst has happened to them out in the world on their own. However, in some cases, the will of the lost animal to return to its family is too strong to give up, and against all odds, they find their way home no matter what it takes. Call it luck, determination, the power of love or a mix of all three; here are 15 inspiring examples of happy reunions of lost pets and their families. Tuff was a pretty amazing dog. He found his way home after being lost on the far side of St.
The family thought their dog was dead for over two years, before the pet was found roaming the streets of North Carolina. On Friday, Ben, Melody and their two sons — with arms outstretched and tears in their eyes — greeted the beloved pet they were told passed away years ago. In , Ben and Melody had to make the heartbreaking decision to leave their dog Zeus in North Carolina. Ben, a chief warrant officer in the military, had been transferred from Fort Bragg to South Korea, and the family was unable to bring their beloved pet to the new home. Ben and Melody, who wish to keep their last name private, chose to leave Zeus under the care of another family in North Carolina, which allowed them to get regular updates on how the Rottweiler mix was adjusting. The years passed and the pain of losing Zeus slowly dissipated.