Missing dog rings family's doorbell at 3 AM to tell them she's home

It was days before July 4 when fireworks started to go off in their neighborhood in South Carolina. Rajah, a lab-Catahoula Leopard Dog mix, was spooked by the sound of fireworks that she darted off outside and ran away. 

Her owners Mary Lynn Whitacre and Ryan Washick, tried to run after her, but they lost her.
They searched for her for hours. They even posted it on Facebook and asked people for help in case they find her. 

Mary Lynn posted that Rajah was probably just around their area in Simpsonville and Woodruff Roads near Heritage Lakes. They also said that she was microchipped, and her tag has phone numbers.
The couple drove around the area, too, hoping to find Rajah at the side of the street. After hours of searching, they surrendered and went back home. It was a tiring night for Mary Lynn and Ryan, and they were hoping that tomorrow would be better. 

But they got the biggest surprise at 3 AM. Their doorbell rang. And guess who they found? Rajah!
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This incident is a good reminder for people out there who light fireworks during festivals. Animals have a different hearing ability compared to humans. 

They tend to have sharper hearing and perceives sound to be louder than what most humans hear. The sound of firecrackers or gunshots frightens them. It may also cause irreparable hearing loss.

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