Missing dog lost in car crash found days later herding sheep on nearby farm

Two devastated dog homeowners who lost their pet pooch after it was hurled from the car in a crash had been astonished when he was found – herding sheep at a farm close to the location of the accident.

Tilly is a two-year-old border collie combine and not too long ago went lacking after his homeowners, Linda and Mike Oswald, had been in a car crash that noticed the dog hurled from the car.

After the accident, they could not discover Tilly anyplace and put up posters, however feared they’d by no means see her once more – however then they heard from Travis Potter, a sheep farmer.

He lived close to the crash website and mentioned that he had been instructed about lacking Tilly so went for a glance, and positive sufficient there he was – hiding in the sheep pen.

She was ultimately found on a farm, after herding up all of the sheep

Sharing the story on Facebook, Linda Oswald mentioned: “Mike and I were in a car accident today at highway 41 and Hayden. We are good but my dog Tilly is missing. He was thrown out and was seen running north.”

“He is reddish-brown male with back markings on his face. He has medium long fur and a bobtail. He was last seen running across the Prairie at Hayden Ave and highway 41.

“He is shy so please pm me or contact me by way of FB if you happen to see him or contact KC or PF animal management or humane society. He could also be in Rathdrum.”

After news of the missing dog was shared online, farmer Travis Potter from Idaho was contacted by his grandmother who had heard the story and thought they could help.

Speaking to an area information outlet, Travis mentioned that just a few sheep had gone lacking from the household’s pasture and that he suspects Tilly had seen them working and acted on intuition.

He mentioned: “It wasn’t like, ‘Oh, where did this dog come from, how did it get here – I think that dog was trying to herd.

After finding Tilly, Travis handed him over to the local sheriff who arranged to get him back to the Oswalds.

Speaking to Global News, Linda said: “He’ll herd something. When I am going to the dog park, he tries to herd the folks into one group.”

Linda added that she had cried “every day” that Tilly was gone, and was glad to have him dwelling.

She added: “The first thing is, he ran in and drank out of the toilet, which he’s never done. He was so thirsty.”

“It was ridiculous, but you get so emotional over your pets.”

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