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After husband’s death, woman finds his beloved lost dog

A woman has found her husband’s beloved dog which escaped two days before he had died. 

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Sarah Tiger was in the Madison area for her husband Jack’s medical care when their dog Hope escaped from a caretaker and was missing for 12 days before being found Tuesday, WISC reported

Tiger told WISC Hope was found around 9:15 p.m. at a park in the Middletown area. She had lost some weight but was otherwise fine.

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Before Hope escaped, a visitor had brought the 4-year-old shepherd-beagle mix to visit Jack Tiger while he was in the hospital.

"He didn't recognize his twin, he didn't recognize his parents, he didn't recognize me,” Sarah Tiger told WISC. “But he did recognize her, and his last words were 'My Hopey Hope.'"

He died died Aug. 5, WISC reported.

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