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Dog Runs Away To Visit Owner In Hospital

Sissy, a 10-year-old miniature schnauzer, traveled almost two miles by herself to find her owner at a Cedar Rapids, Iowa hospital.

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A dog in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, left her home last weekend and managed to track down her owner at a hospital almost two miles away.

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Sissy, a miniature schnauzer, was reunited with owner Nancy Franck at Mercy Medical Center, where Franck was recovering from a cancer-related surgery, the Associated Press reported.

The dog sniffed her way through the sliding doors into the hospital's lobby, where staff found her.

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A security guard used the information on her tags to call Franck's husband, who had been searching frantically since Sissy went missing several hours hours before.

Claudia Koerner is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.

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