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Lost dog in Royal City ends up in Pennsylvania

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While it's not unusual for people to travel across the country during the holidays, one family in Royal City certainly didn't expect their dog to take a vacation of her own. 

After Penny went missing on Friday, Adams County Pet Rescue put her picture on Facebook. A woman recognized the dog as one who she saw a truck driver pick up, so she tracked down the driver and gave his contact information to Penny's owners. 

It turns out, the truck driver had thought Penny was a stray, and while he still had her, they were in Nebraska. 

Over the next few days, Penny's owners learned that instead of coming towards Washington, she actually ended up in Iowa. 

After her owner Kendra Brown created the Facebook page "Bring Penny Home for Christmas," thousands of people offered to help bring her home. 

On Christmas Eve, an animal hospital in West Township, Pennsylvania called Brown, and said Penny had been dropped off there. The vet said Penny couldn't stay there overnight, so social media worked its magic, and a complete stranger took her in so the Browns could figure out what to do next.

"It's pretty crazy," said Kendra Brown. "When she went missing we thought she ran off and we were never going to see her again. We were just happy knowing she's alive, then we lost and found her again. I'm sure if she could talk, she'd have quite a few adventures to talk about." 

The browns are currently exploring their options of how to get Penny home -- flying out to get her, or putting her on a plane. Hundreds of people have also offered to pick her up and drive her all the way home to Washington State. 

If you'd like to get involved in the efforts to bring Penny home, click here.

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