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Puppy wakes up after being euthanized, earns a second chance at life

Posted On: Jan 21, 2019   |   Posted By: WGN TV

DAVENPORT, Iowa - An overcrowded Oklahoma shelter chose a puppy to be put down, but in a strange turn of events the medicine didn't take. When the veterinarians walked in the pup was still awake and now the dog is getting a second chance to find a new home.
“He's a miracle dog, absolutely,” Kylie Jo Mitchell, a worker at Kings Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter, told WQAD. “I've never heard of anything like this ever, this is a first.”
Rudolph is an 8-month old Lab American Pitbull mix whose paws shouldn't even be on this earth today.
“He was euthanized and when they returned to that room they came back and Rudolph was alive,” Mitchell says.
Since then, Rudolph was brought to Kings Harvest where he has become an instant internet sensation. When Jacob Hommer saw the photo he couldn't resist.
“My family and I we have bred Siberian Huskies for combat veterans, Purple Heart recipients, combat wounded veterans,” Hommer says.
Hommer traveled two and a half hours from Des Moines this morning in hopes of giving...

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