Family dog finds missing 2-year-old boy, stays by his side

(WHDH) – A toddler who went missing for several hours in a rural Minnesota town was found with the family dog, who stayed by the boy’s side until help arrived.

Fox 13 reports the 2-year-old walked away from his home during the evening of Oct. 5. As the search continued for hours, the boy was located with his dog by a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter.

The pilot was able to find the boy and pup in a cornfield thanks to the helicopter’s heat signature detection camera.

The boy was unharmed and reunited with his mother.

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