Dog that raced train finds new home

Dog that raced train finds new home

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The adorable dog that raced a Metro-North train has a new family.  New York's Animal Care & Control announced Monday that Tie has found a "great" new home.

AC&C got about 100 queries and three dozen applications for the energetic pooch.

She was rescued last week after running alongside a Metro-North Railroad train on a parallel track.

About half a dozen trains had to slow down.

Engineer Joseph Delia said Tie was running "like she didn't have a care in the world."

The MTA said passengers applauded as Tie walked into the arms of police officers at the 125th Street station in Manhattan.

She's believed to be a shepherd-collie mix.

AC&C noted that it still has lots of deserving dogs, cats and rabbits in need of homes.

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