Missing dog found by caver 500 feet deep inside Missouri cave

A dog missing for nearly two months was found by an experienced caver 500 feet deep inside Missouri's second largest cave.
1:14 | 08/16/22

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- Finally tonight here, exploring the deep caves of Missouri and the discovery. Tonight, the story of one resilient dog missing for months, and then the discovery. Gerry Keene was on a caving trip, exploring caves in Perryville, Missouri, 500 feet deep inside Missouri's second largest cave, when suddenly he discovers a dog too weak to move. Gerry, crawling and climbing his way back to the top to call for help. Experienced caver Rick Haley answering the call. Together, the two men and their teams began making the trek back into the cave to find the dog. Using a duffel bag and blankets to protect the dog, they maneuvered their way out, each carrying Abby, who is 13. It turns out Abby had been missing for nearly two months. And Kathy and Jeff Bohnert, her owners, are grateful. - How you doing, David? DAVID MUIR: Tonight here, one of the rescuers. - It was very obvious she wasn't going to make it on her own. There's a lot of climbing. There's a lot of crawling. It was as fun as it looks. [CHUCKLES] - Hi, David. This is Abby. DAVID MUIR: And Abby, back with her owners. - She's been through a lot this past week. She's doing really well, though. We're really fortunate to have her back. - Grateful to be home. We're grateful Abby is home and grateful to those rescuers. Good night.

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