UPDATE: JUNE 8 AT 10:28 AM
Tilly, the 2-year-old Border Collie who was thrown from a car on Sunday in a crash, has been found.
He was found on a sheep farm, where he had apparently taken on the role of shepherd.
According to the owner of Tilly, he has lost weight since the accident on Sunday and now drinks a lot of water but is otherwise in good health.
RATHDRUM, Idaho – Idaho State Police (ISP) are investigating after an accident blocked SH-41 and Hayden Avenue on Sunday afternoon.
The ISP said it was looking for people who witnessed the incident.
The accident occurred when a GMC Yukon pulling a white horse trailer attempted to turn south on SH-41 when a Buick struck the GMC.
The driver of the Buick, a man from Spirit Lake, was taken to a nearby hospital and was treated and released. No one else was injured.
In the accident, a dog was thrown from the back of the GMC and is still missing.
ISP said the dog is a 2-year-old Border Collie Heeler mix named “Tilly”. Tilly has no tail, a dark colored face, weighs around 70 pounds, and wore a multicolored plaid and beige collar with a name tag containing the owner’s contact details.
Tilly was last seen running northwest from the scene of the crash across the field.
If you have any information on Tilly’s whereabouts, you are welcome to call the State Police at (208) 209-7830, or the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control at (208) 446 -1300.