A very special two-year-old dog in Illinois is back home with his family after he escaped the safety of his backyard.
The story began a few weeks ago when Lex wanted to go outside and play, WGN 9 reported Sunday.
“So I let him out,” his owner, Jon Rollins, recalled. “And then I went back to watch some TV and I would say about five minutes later, I got an alert on my watch saying that Lex had left the property.”
Rollins and his dog are both deaf, and Eli, Jon’s son, was at home when the pup escaped.
“Since he’s a deaf dog, we can’t just go calling out for him,” Eli explained. “He won’t hear us. I was so worried because we just got him and I was so scared of anything ever happening to him.”
Last year, the Rollins family adopted Lex from a