An 11-year-old boy is responsible for finding an elderly lost dog thanks to his skills at calling for turkey.
Austin Gibson was sitting on a snow bank practicing his turkey call when he saw a brown shape burrowed in the snow. "I was sitting on a snow bank practicing my turkey call when I saw something brown and I called my dad," said Austin. "She was just standing there wagging her tail and looking at us."
Austin took off his jacket and put it around the cold and shivering dog. The dog with poor eyesight and bad hearing turned out to be a 17-year-old Labrador Retriever Springer mix who had gone missing 5 days earlier. The dog named Maggie had gotten lost the day after Christmas, during a snowstorm in Dundee, New York.
Her owner searched for her during the snowstorm but whiteout conditions made it very difficult to find her. The owner looked for two days and a local radio show broadcast an alert about Maggie but still no one found her.
Then nearly a week later Austin's turkey call caught Maggie's attention, something her owner is calling a miracle. Austin said he loves dogs himself and was happy to help get Maggie home.
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