A Marathon Runner And a Stray Dog

If this doesn’t make you feel warm and fuzzy, I don’t know what will!
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She is so tiny that her head didn’t even reach his knee but the stray dog still kept the pace for Dion Leonard in the desert heat. The ultramarathoner came to rely on the little dog as he ran through the Gobi in China

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. franhunne4u
    Aug 08, 2016 @ 10:27:31

    There is another story of a runner who adopted a stray he met on his run.
    https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/jul/20/mikael-lindnord-arthur-dog-jungle-excerpt

    • sepultura13
      Aug 08, 2016 @ 10:40:20

      I hadn’t seen that one…thanks for sharing it! I love it.
      I feel that animals pick their human companions as much as we think that we choose them!
      🙂

  2. Brian Lageose
    Aug 08, 2016 @ 21:13:11

    I firmly believe that animals can instinctively pick their humans. Our two current cat children, Scotch and Cleo, are both strays who made their way to us on their own…

  3. amommasview
    Aug 09, 2016 @ 00:49:07

    I so love this story. Read about it the other day.

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