Stray dog follows cyclists for 1,139 miles

A stray dog in China has finally found a new home after following a team of cyclists for more than 1,100 miles.

"She was lying, tired, on the street around Yajiang, Sichuan province," cyclist Zhang Heng, 22, told China Daily. "So we fed her, and then she followed our team.

The small white dog, named Xiao Sa, followed the cyclists over 12 mountains and even caught a ride in one of the rider's baskets for parts of the 1,139-mile journey.

Zhang says he would like to adopt Xiao Sa, who has more than 40,000 fans on a blog set up to chronicle her journey from Kangding, Sichuan province in China, to Lhasa, Tibet.

"I would like to take the dog home and take care of her. She has been a stray on the road for a long time," Zhang said. "She needs a home."

Another cyclist took Xiao Sa to a veterinarian for a checkup.

"Everything is fine with her, including her nose, teeth. She's not affected by altitude sickness," veterinarian Yang Bo, told CNTV

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