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David Sowers and Laura Gillice were driving through Yellowstone National Park in July when they got into a car wreck. Both suffered injuries, but that wasn't the worst of it. Their dog, Jade, ran away as the couple tried to get her safely out of the car.
Ignoring doctors' orders to take it easy and recover, Sowers and Gillice returned to the park several times per week to search for their Australian shepherd. The search effort also included posting signs, a Facebook campaign, and traps with dog food set up.
On Friday, 42 days after the wreck, Gillice was walking her other dog in Yellowstone when Jade came running toward them, The Associated Press reports.
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Aside from losing weight and suffering a small cut on her lip, Jade is reportedly healthy.
"We really don't thing [sic] she would have survived much longer with the cold coming and cried many nights knowing she was cold and wet and not snuggled next to us in a warm bed," a Facebook post on a page called Bring Jade Home read Sunday.
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