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Dog Injured Protecting Family From Home Invader Has Been Found

Reported: May. 31, 2014 5:56 PM EDT
Updated: May. 31, 2014 11:17 PM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Sean Delancey) -- A local dog that went missing after being injured protecting his family from a home invader has been reunited with his owners.

Bo the pit bull was trying to help his owners as their home was being burglarized this week. He was hit with a baseball bat by the suspects, then went missing.

The family was breathing a sigh of relief Saturday.

Bo came running back to the house late Friday night, but he's not out of the woods yet.

His owner, Brianna Caudell, said Bo ran right up to her and lied in her lap after running home.

It was all smiles and tail wags from Bo, but his stay at Cats and Dogs Animal Hospital is going to be a long one.

The blow to his head blinded him in one eye, and he is facing surgery to remove the damaged eye in the near future.

Caudell said she is just relieved that he came home.

The Pitiful Paws Rescue Group has pledged to cover all of Bo's medical costs.



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