Young Oliver Benoit’s dog, Lolipop, was found in Saint-Donat in Lanaudière.
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The pug (or pug) had disappeared with the 21-year-old young man last Friday in a wooded area of the municipality.
The animal and its owner, who has Down syndrome, were reported missing after they failed to return from an afternoon walk. Oliver was found midday on Monday after three days and three nights of intense search by the Sûreté du Québec. Lolipop was discovered a few hours later.
It must be said that the animal has greatly contributed to helping the research teams. Indeed, the dog was first located on Sunday in the Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci sector by people aboard a helicopter. The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) and the volunteers participating in the operation were thus able to intensify the search in this sector on Monday morning.
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An emotional reunion Relief was in order for the community and the family of Oliver Benoit when he was found on Monday. Greeted by applause, he hugged his mother and father. Several people have thus underlined the courage of the young man. “He did it like a champion” is a phrase that often came up when talking about Oliver’s journey.
The young man was taken to hospital as a preventive measure. Fortunately, he is doing well and even got his leave to return home. He thus found Lolipop. Videos of the dog have been shared on social networks where we can see that the animal is very happy to find its owners. volunteers to participate in research.