9 Days after Tornado, Dexter the Dog Rescued from Rubble

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WASHINGTON, Ill. (Los Angeles Times) — Nine days after a tornado destroyed Jacob Montgomery’s apartment in Washington, Ill., rescue workers found his 6-month-old pit bull in the wreckage, coaxing him out with hot dogs, Illinois National Guard officials reported.

Montgomery, a military police officer with the Illinois National Guard, survived the Nov. 17 disaster but couldn’t find his dog Dexter after searching several times in the rubble of what used to be his third-floor apartment, the National Guard reported on Facebook.

On Tuesday, Montgomery got a Facebook note on his smartphone from a neighbor.

“I’ve got your dog right here,” the neighbor wrote.

The neighbor had been searching for his cat with an animal rescue group when they discovered Dexter partly buried in the rubble.

The neighbor knew whose dog it was because of the photos Montgomery had posted on social media.

“As soon as I heard, I went straight…

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