Posted on 6/17/2018, 12:57:32 PM by BBell
A loyal Yorkshire terrier stayed with a missing 3-year-old girl in a dense cornfield in Missouri all night — and heroically led a search party to them with a “weak bark,” authorities said.
Remy Merritt and her dog, Fat Heath, had gone missing Thursday night in Qulin, triggering a desperate search that brought in some 150 volunteers, authorities said.
But it wasn’t until Fat Heath responded to barks from one of the search dogs that rescuers ended the 12-hour ordeal and found Remy and her trusty companion.
“One of the dogs barked and a weaker bark was returned,” Clark Parrott, a sergeant with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, told ABC News. “We came to find out it was [Remy] and her Yorkshire terrier Fat Heath … down beneath the corn stalks.
“That dog stayed with her all night long,” he said.
Remy had gone missing about 8:30 that night, authorities said.
That’s when everyone in the small farm town chipped in to try to find her.
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