Tilly the Border Collie is safely back home. The puppy was found missing after a car accident and was found herding sheep on a nearby farm days later.
Tilly was in the car with his parents on June 7th when they were in a car accident at an Idaho intersection. The puppy was thrown out of the vehicle and fled the scene.
Fortunately, no one was injured in the crash, but the couple were heartbroken that they couldn’t find their beloved dog. Idaho State Police responded to the accident and urged locals to keep an eye out for Tilly.
“The ISP is asking everyone around SH 41 and Hayden Avenue to look out for a dog that was thrown from the rear of the GMC as a result of the collision. The dog is a 2 year old Border Collie Heeler mix who goes by the name ‘Tilly’ The police wrote on their release. “Tilly has no tail, a dark face, weighs about 70 pounds, and wore a brightly colored plaid and light brown collar with a name tag with the owner’s contact details. Tilly was last seen walking northwest through the field from the crash site and has not been located at the time of this writing. Tilly’s family comes from Hayden and does everything to find the dog. “
After several days of searching, Tilly found his family again thanks to a Facebook post. Animal lovers shared it over 3,000 times and returned the lost dog to its people.
On Tuesday, siblings Tyler and Travis Potter noticed something strange about their Australian Shepherd Hooey while watching the dog on their family farm The speaker review. Hooey looked different, and on closer inspection, Tyler and Travis realized that the dog out there wasn’t a Hooey at all. It was Tilly who managed to find her way to Potter Farm, which was 1.5 miles from the crash site.
Shortly after Tilly left, the Potters realized that the dog had worked a bit on the family farm. The next morning they all found their sheep in the pasture.
“I think this dog tried to herd,” Travis Potter told The Spokesman Review.
Tilly’s owner, Linda Oswald, said the point of sale is typical of the dog’s behavior.
“He will look after everything,” said Oswald. “When I go to the dog park, he tries to get people into a group.”
Fortunately, Tilly was unharmed during the ordeal and is now back home with his family. While they were worried about him, the dog must undoubtedly have had some fun on his adventure with the sheep.
H / T: KHQ news
Selected image: Linda Oswald / Facebook