This was all too good to be true. It was a miracle, as three days in severe conditions usually end up differently. They all came out of this chaos with only minor injuries and barely needed any treatment. The dogs were reunited with their owners and Annette with her family.
Tina Presley, one of the dog owners, told the news outlet; “Annette is a dog whisperer. You see the love in her eyes.” Annette was embraced with love and warmth from both humans and canines.
Documenting the Moment
Media crews, reporters, and cameramen started to gather around and were preparing to document the rescue taking place. Everyone around was overwhelmed and could barely keep their emotions tucked in.
Gerry and Andre, Marcle's brothers couldn't miss it for the world and they were there too, supporting their brother. Those were three terrifying days that eventually came to an end. And what a happy end it was.
It Was Almost All Over
Although the strong winds wouldn't stop, and the rain was pouring with all its strength, Annette arrived at safety just 20 minutes later. "What about the dogs?" Annette called out. She was not going to leave them there.
Annette was so concerned about her three companions, and at that stage, she didn't really care about the hospital. The personal checkups were of no concern. No one was planning on neglecting the dogs and two helicopters were there, rescuing them too.
It Almost Never Happened
During those three days, there were moments Marcle wasn't sure how all this would end. He knew his wife was strong and capable of surviving, however, he found it difficult to ignore the noises and racket in his head.
Without Marcel's praying, and of course, the 300 rescue workers who spent hours upon hours searching for Annette and the dogs, this miracle couldn't have happened. Annette didn't waste any time and the first thing she did was thank them for their dedication and hard work.
Together with Anne Bruinn, a well-known author, Annette and Marcle wrote a long narrative of the events. They named it "Three Dog Nights: The Search and Rescue of Annette Poitras".
The story made headlines and went viral. She became a sort of celeb in her community, and people refer to her as The Dog Walker. She hoped people learn a lesson through her experience and prepare themselves when hiking the wildness. Life can change in an instant, and you never really know what awaits around the corner.