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Soldier’s Homecoming Ruined When Dog Runs Away, She Sat Down And Said His Name

Written by: Dee Michaels
Dee Michaels is a passionate and accomplished writer, renowned for his heartwarming and engaging stories on more
| Published on May 6, 2022

This story demonstrates that dogs never forget. Even after their favorite person has passed away in their minds, they continue to wait anxiously for our arrival. But what happens when their humans don’t return? How long do they have to eventually walk away from the front door, sit down, and accept what no dog wants to accept? Do they finally let go and move on or keep the anguish forever?


Well, we have great news! This story is none of these scenarios. It’s an incredible heart warming reunion and you’re going to LOVE the video below!


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A dog mother had been sent on a lengthy mission (military deployment) away from her loved pet, Murphy. When she departed her parents took good care of her cherished companion and BFF Murphy, she sadly said goodbye. Soldiers are selfless individuals who recognize the danger ahead of them and serve our country with pride and we thank them for their service. She understood that this farewell might be permanent when she bid adieu to her closest friend. It’s dangerous to serve our nation and she was sure she may never return.



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In the video below, she and her parents planned her reunion with her dog in advance. She knew it would be a magical moment, or at least hoped it would be. Filming it was a good idea just in case things went as expected. When the soldier arrives at her parents’ home and the front door opens, they do not have the special moment she had been yearning for.


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When she appears, Murphy runs away, keeping his tail tucked beneath him like he’s afraid of her. But when he calmed down a bit and listened to her voice, everything changed. He made his way over to her cautiously. He began to observe her in detail: her smell, tone of voice, appearance. And then it hits him… It WAS his mom and it’s so heart warming to watch!


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The dog mother’s long-anticipated moment has arrived. Murphy leaps and kisses his mother, then all bets are off. It’s a true love connection and adorable reunion! Sure, Murphy took a while to figure out that the woman standing before him was his real mom. But the important thing is they’re together again!


Please be sure to watch the video to the very end!


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