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Old 05-26-12, 08:16 PM   #1
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Now this....is COOL! Stray Dog and Cyclist Story-2400 mile trek for the dog!

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A stray dog showed incredible loyalty, willpower and endurance, after she ran an extraordinary 1833 kilometers (1,056 miles) between China and Tibet. The small dog followed a team of cross-country cyclists after they fed her. She ran with them for 24 days, traveling from Kangding Sichuan province in China, to Lhasa in Tibet.
http://www.dogheirs.com/elleng/posts...000-kilometers
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Old 05-26-12, 08:35 PM   #2
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Cool. Who would think that a dog like that could run so much, and so far? I like that they considered the dogs need to rest sometimes.

Of course following the food source is probably the most important thing in that dogs life. Bailey will stop chasing a squirrel, or wrestling and romping with another dog,or almost anything just for a dog treat. Now he does a "squirrel sprint", and runs back to me automatically, and licks his lips.
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Old 05-26-12, 09:14 PM   #3
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That's a great story. Reminds me why I'm a dog person.
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I expected at least a medium sized dog. I never thought one that small could do that.
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one that small
50 to 60 km a day is amazing, and not much bigger than a pup.
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Old 05-27-12, 09:09 AM   #7
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50 to 60 km a day is amazing, and not much bigger than a pup.

What I like is that she became the team motivator.
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Old 05-27-12, 09:19 AM   #8
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I expected at least a medium sized dog. I never thought one that small could do that.
The little ones are better climbers.
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The little ones are better climbers.
And she doesn't shave her legs. How Euro of her!?
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Cool story, what a loyal little dog!
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What a cool story! I know I couldn't ride that far, and she ran it without trouble.
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I just watched a video of the dog and the riders on TV. It shows the dog trotting along and the dog riding in the bike. The story says someone adopted the dog. It looked like one of the riders kept him.

On the local TV news today.
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Old 05-28-12, 03:55 PM   #13
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Wow. Nice.
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