Loyal Dog Refuses to Leave Her Trapped Friend

Tillie sat with Phoebe for nearly a week and helped in her rescue.
Photo by Vashon Island Pet Protectors

Here’s a wonderful story of love and devotion between dogs. When two dogs—Tillie and Phoebe—went missing on Washington’s Vashon Island, volunteers searched high and low, to no avail. But then they got a hot tip, one that sounded meaningful:

VIPP volunteers had been helping search for the dogs and on Monday they got a call from someone reporting that for a few days when they were out on their property, a “reddish” dog had been coming up to them and then promptly headed back into a ravine.

When rescuers went to check out the tip, they discovered why the dog kept returning to the ravine. There was a very good reason. . .

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