Dog survives 6 months alone in the woods

Some humans would not manage alone in the woods, let alone a defenseless puppy -- but this one defied the odds.

Terra June, a Keeshond, survived six months in the woods of Eagan, Minnesota. She was then rescued by an animal control officer, Bob Kent.

Kent had been notified throughout the past six months by those in the neighborhood that an animal was on the loose, but he thought it was a coyote or raccoon. After awhile, the complaints stopped.

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Kent assumed the animal was killed by wild coyotes, given that the coyote population had recently boomed.

As it turns out, construction workers in the area knew of Terra June and had been feeding her for several weeks. She was never more than around three miles from her home.

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The animal control officer set up a trap with food, and June was soon in his possession. He scanned the dog's microchip and returned her to her grateful owner.

"I'm glad it was a happy ending," Kent told the local paper Star Tribune.

The next day, the owner notified Kent that Terra June was at the vet getting ticks removed. Despite a few bug bites, the pup amazingly survived the ordeal.

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