A Deaf and Partially Blind Dog Has a New Title: Held
Max, a 17-year-old Blue Heeler from Queensland, Australia, is praised for having lost more than 15 hours in rugged scrubland in the rain for a lost three year old Girl
Aurora was reported missing by 3pm on Friday, ABC.net.au reports. Her family searched the estate but could not find her.
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More than 100 State Emergency Service volunteers, policemen and members of the public took part in the action on Saturday morning
Leora Bennett, Aurora's grandmother, said she had On Saturday the voice of the little girl heard from the top of the mountain and approached her, where she found Max.
"I shot up the mountain … and when I came to the top, the dog came to me and led me straight to her," Bennett told ABC.net.au.
Aurora was found around 8am on Saturday morning about 2 kilometers from her home. She suffered minor cuts and abrasions.
"The area around the house is quite mountainous and it is very inhospitable terrain where you can go for a walk, so she had traveled quite a distance with her dog," SES area controller Ian Phipps told ABC.net.au ,
"With the weather last night, it's pretty happy that she's fine because it was cold, it was cold and raining," he added.
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Bennett said the reunion was emotional and incredibly grateful for the outcome.
"I think [Aurora] was a little overwhelmed with tears and howls, but I explained it to her How happy were those tears," she said, "It could have gone 100s, but she's here, she's alive she's fine and it's a great result for our family. "
As far as Max is concerned, his tireless dedication earned him a very deserved place as an honor police dog.