The Golden Retriever walks 62 miles in two weeks and finds its owners after leaving them at a friend’s house for temporary care.
- An adult dog ran away from its temporary caregiver in eastern China
- Her owners had asked a family friend to take care of her four months ago
- The loyal pet began a arduous search to find his home 62 miles away
- When Ping Ann was found 14 days later he fainted from bleeding feet
In China a loyal family dog tirelessly tried to find his home after leaving a pet with a friend for temporary care.
An aged Golden Retriever, labeled Ping On or ‘Safe and Sound’, was remarkably thin and injured by bleeding feet after walking more than 62 miles alone for 14 days.
The state-owned newspaper reported that a team of workers who rescued the animal and found its owners found a limping limb outside an office building.
A loyal family dog in China is engaged in a relentless search to find his home, the owners of which have temporarily cared for the pet with their friend. Ping Ann, the gold owner, shows the picture with its owners after contacting the dog rescuers in Gidong
An elderly Golden Retriever (pictured), nicknamed ‘Ping On’ or ‘Safe and Sound’, was remarkably thin and injured by bleeding feet after walking more than 62 miles alone for 14 days
The family, who live in Qidong, eastern China, asked a friend to recover the gold after they were engaged in renovating their home in June. Jiangai Evening News.
They took more than two hours to leave Ping Anne at a friend’s house in Nantong, 100 kilometers (62 miles) away.
But almost four months later, the family was devastated to find their beloved pet running away from their friend’s house.
What the family did not know was that their loyal cousin, in fact, went on a difficult solo trek to find a way back to them.
The family, who live in the eastern Chinese city of Qidong, asked a friend to reclaim the gold after they were engaged in renovating their home in June, according to the Jiangai Evening News. The pet walked over 62 miles in 14 days to find a way back home
After tirelessly walking more than 62 miles for 14 days, Ping Ann was found and rescued by a team outside an office in Gidong last Monday.
The dog was said to have injured his feet with his toes when he was found.
Rescuers said he was “very depressed because he could not find his owners”.
Pictures taken by staff show a gold retriever lying on the road, malnourished and sadly with his head down.
While temporarily caring for the dog, workers began trying to locate the pet owners, sharing information locally with the popular Chinese ambassador app Wechat.
While temporarily caring for the dog, workers began trying to locate the pet owners, sharing information locally in the popular Chinese ambassador app Wechatil.
Within a day, the Chinese family recognized their social post in pictures of their pet dog and hurried to pick up Ping On from the company site.
In the heart-pounding video, you can see the family reuniting after four months as they hug and hug the golden retriever.
You can hear them say to their pet: ‘Ping Ann, you worked hard. You stay home from now on. [We] I will never send you. ‘
Ping Ann is recovering from his injuries after being taken to a veterinarian, his owners say.
Touching the pet’s loyalty, the family told reporters that Ping Ann would be by their side for the rest of his life.
Last week, the story of another loyal dog who walked 37 miles in 26 days to find its owners melted the hearts of millions in China.
The seven-year-old pet, nicknamed Doo Doo, was said to have been forgotten when the Chinese family stopped at the motorway facility for a break.
After going through bustling traffic and busy highways for almost a month, the exhausted animal was finally blunted and covered in dirt when it returned home.