New Zealand Dog News

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May 10, 2010

Missing sailor's dog back chasing rabbits

Juanita, a healthy and fit retriever cross who loves chasing rabbits, seems blissfully unaware of her tragic past.

Two months ago the 2-year-old dog was pulled, timid and shaking, from the sailing boat Tafadzwa.

She had survived the sailing trip that claimed the life of her owner Paul Janse van Rensburg, from Tauranga, who is believed to have fallen overboard in the Bay of Plenty on March 13.

Juanita remained on the boat for 17 days as it self-steered, with tattered sails, to seas near the Chatham Islands. MORE>>


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