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Update: Canadian couple reunited with dog lost in car crash near Elk

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Ruby (right) took off after her owners got into a rollover crash on Highway 2. Ruby (right) took off after her owners got into a rollover crash on Highway 2.
ELK, Wash. - -

UPDATE: Thursday 1:30 p.m.

We just received word from KHQ's Caitlin Rearden that the owners of Ruby located her Thursday and have been reunited! 

Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word! 

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Ruby has been spotted this morning by passing vehicles and her owners. She was last seen about 500 meters south of Newport Hwy. and Oredon Rd. Her owners saw her, but she's so scared that she ran back into the brush.

If you are driving in the area, keep an eye out for her and drive carefully.
If you see her somewhere else, please call 250-777-1706

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A British Columbia couple traveling with their dogs got into a rollover crash.  One dog, 10 year old Zoe stayed but their 3 year old Border Collie, Ruby took off and now they're going to great lengths to get her back.

The crash happened near mile marker 315 on Highway 2 near Elk, WA, and since then the couple's been camping there searching for their Ruby. 

"We've laid out blankets and our clothes so that she can recognize the scent," says Liz Edwards, Ruby's owner.  "We also put out water and food."

Liz and husband, Troy were on their way to Hood River, OR for vacation when they got into the crash and totaled their car.  To make matters worse right after it happened is when Ruby got spooked and ran away.

"When we looked up, somebody said 'your dog is running,'" says Liz. "She was already gone down the median before we were even standing upright."  Since then they've spent every night outside, holding out hope that she might turn up.   "It's hard," says Liz, holding back tears.  "She's a part of the family and it's just hard knowing that's she's out by herself and she's scared."

The good news is they've had a lot of help.  People all around Elk have helped them look for Ruby and they've plastered the town with flyers and posters about the missing dog.  They've also had a lot of people sharing their posts on social media.    

"Everyone's rooting for us, rooting for Ruby," Liz tells KHQ.  "We're being optimistic and holding out hope that we'll find her."

The couple can only stay in Elk until Sunday when they have to head back to Nelson, British Columbia to be back at work. 

If you do see Ruby or have any information call them at 250-777-1706

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