Family Pet Deemed 'Miracle Dog' in Perham, MN.

One dog's misfortune brings family closer together after being hit by car.
1:42 | 01/19/13

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There's nothing better than growing up beside your best friend. He was the birthday present to -- Clinton watching them grow learn there's a good hunting dog. Good -- dog. But there's also nothing worse than losing them. That lump in your throat when worry has take -- -- hold up your heart. I called for him to come back -- and he wasn't fair. This is maverick yes are protected jobs -- yellow -- did. But most of -- he's what they're calling a miracle. I got a call. From our neighbor and that's familiar stopped in his house. And so there's -- you'll have to look like he's been hit by a car. He's seeing Patrick went missing nearly two weeks before this isn't ditch where they found maverick just a half mile from their house his -- -- -- guides you know maverick -- -- -- car his leg nearly tore off. Battered bruised and barely hanging on. Big part of it is -- here his determination. But the other thing I think the cold weather really help. The frigid Temps help slow its blood -- just long enough for this family member to make it home any longer and he -- it made it pretty amazing critters. Just did just to survive -- -- slowly but surely never came around you back payments back to as normal. Personality than he had before each and every day he's growing stronger after -- to put the boot on in finding his footing his balance. And his place back home. He's really come around and -- -- Almost back to the famed argue was obviously minus one -- And pearl Andrea -- WD -- Y six news.

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