Lost dog found 50 miles away at old home

Lost dog found 50 miles away at old home

Cleo, a four-year-old labrador who went missing in Kansas

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Cleo’s owner said he was left “speechless” by the dog’s cross-state journey

A dog that disappeared in the US state of Kansas earlier this month has been found more than 50 miles (80.4 km) away – at her owner’s previous home.

Cleo, a four-year-old labrador, was reported missing from the town of Olathe on 12 July.

Several days later, she showed up on the porch of her old home in Lawson, Missouri.

Colton Michael, the house’s new owner, told local media he and his wife had moved there almost two years ago.

At first, Cleo was anxious when anyone came near her, Mr Michael said.

“She finds her way home, and there’s some strangers living in it. That would be scary for anybody,”Mr Michael told TV station KMBC.

Eventually, Mr Michael earned Cleo’s trust and had her scanned for a microchip, which owners often fit with personal information so their pets can be traced if they go missing.

The microchip revealed the name of Cleo’s owner, who had posted a missing appea

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