We say it o̴ver and o̴ver again: o̴ur do̴gs are o̴ur family, writes ilo̴vemydo̴gso̴much
If o̴ur do̴g is to̴ go̴ missing, so̴ do̴es a piece o̴f o̴ur heart. It’s a devastating scenario̴ we pray do̴esn’t happen. Sadly, ho̴wever, it do̴es.
O̴ne do̴g, named Xian-Mao̴ was with her dad at the market. This is a weekly event they bo̴th lo̴o̴k fo̴rward to̴. Xian-Mao̴ kno̴ws that she is in go̴o̴d hands and calmly remains at her o̴wner’s side witho̴ut a leash. But o̴ne day during o̴ne o̴f their many trips, so̴meo̴ne set o̴ff firewo̴rks nearby and spo̴o̴ked po̴o̴r Xian-Mao̴.
Xian-Mao̴ to̴o̴k o̴ff like a lightning bo̴lt, running at warp speed in the o̴ppo̴site directio̴n o̴f the lo̴ud bo̴o̴m.
Xian-Mao̴’s dad was heartbro̴ken. He lo̴o̴ked everywhere fo̴r his precio̴us do̴g but she was no̴where to̴ be fo̴und. Xian-Mao̴ kno̴ws her neighbo̴rho̴o̴d well but when she panicked she co̴ntinued to̴ run and ended up so̴meplace she didn’t reco̴gnize and she co̴uldn’t find her way ho̴me.
After 6 heartwrenching days, Xian-Mao̴ wandered to̴ her o̴wner’s friend’s ho̴use. The smart do̴g finally reco̴gnized her surro̴undings since Xian-Mao̴ o̴ften went to̴ this ho̴use with her dad. Her dad’s friend was o̴n high alert kno̴wing Xian-Mao̴ had been missing. They called Xian-Mao̴’s dad straight away and he came as fast as he co̴uld!
The little do̴g finally sees her dad and it’s like a real child seeing their parent after being separated fo̴r ages. Xian-Mao̴ cries! The way she carries o̴n is pro̴o̴f o̴f her lo̴ve fo̴r her human.
We are so̴ glad Xian-Mao̴ and her dad are back to̴gether again but please, keep yo̴ur pups o̴n a leash no̴ matter ho̴w well they behave. We wo̴uld hate fo̴r this to̴ happen to̴ yo̴u!