Dog, Missing 2 Months, Found Alive Inside Missouri Cave

Jeff Bohnert had all but given up on seeing his poodle-hound mix again after she went missing.

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This photo provided by Gerry Keene shows a 13-year-old dog named Abby that was found by cavers on Aug. 6, 2022, at a cave in Perryville, Mo. The dog’s owner said she had been gone for nearly two months. She is regaining weight and healing. (Gerry Keene via AP)
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Jeff Bohnert had all but given up on seeing his poodle-hound mix again after she went missing in early June. Two months later, he got a text from a neighbor: People exploring a nearby cave found a dog. Could it be Abby? Bohnert doubted it, but still curious, he went to the cave site near his rural Missouri home. That’s when he saw the picture one of the rescuers took. “I said, ‘that’s my dog,’”…

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