Dog Found Standing Guard Over a Tornado Victim Reunited With Her Owner

There’s a happy to the story of a dog, found alive in the after a massive devastated Moore, Oklahoma: she’s been reunited with her .

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Because “Susie” was found standing guard over a body, officials believed she belonged to one of the victims of the storm: 

“CSO deputy searching for victims found a 12-year old Schipperke-Border Collie mix over a deceased male inside a house in Moore. The deputy convinced the dog to leave the side of the deceased , and eventually made sure the pup was taken to an animal shelter.” 

The department, who initially tweeted out the photo in the immediate aftermath of the storm, later added their sad context to the story: 

STORY BEHIND DOG PICTURE:The dog was guarding it’s deceased owner.Taken to shelter; deputy plans on adopting. twitter.com/OkCountySherif…

Oklahoma Co. Sheriff (@OkCountySheriff) May 21, 2013

But then, good news. The owner’s sister saw one of the photos, here.
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