Dog survives being struck by train 13 times

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The 14-month-old dog is starting to get used to walking around on three legs.

"He's slowly getting back to his old self - he gets around and plays with our other dog," Loki's owner, Ryan Rossi, told KBOI

His family said Loki wandered off a week ago and was hit by not just one train but 13.

The conductor of the last train saw Loki and called for help.

Through a microchip implant, a local vet was able to track down the dog's family.

Rossi thought they were going to have to put the dog down, but fortunately, Loki was able to pull through his injuries.

“Words can't even describe it. Words can't describe it whatsoever. Like I said, he's not just a dog, he's family,” Rossi said.  

Loki lost a leg, an eye and his tail in the incident

The family now faces a $7,000 vet bill.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the Rossis pay for veterinary bills. 

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