SEE IT: Family pulls dog from rubble after mudslide in miracle rescue

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DARRINGTON, Wash (PIX11) – After a mudslide destroyed their home, a family feared the worst for their dog Buddy.

The Kuntz family was one of hundreds affected by last week’s mudslide in Washington State.

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Buddy the chocolate lab is pulled to safety from the rubble of a house destroyed in last week’s mudslide. (Photo: YouTube: Stephanie Klein)

While the family wasn’t home at the time, they returned to what once was their home.

As they began to dig through the rubble, they heard a few whines from underneath.

Rescuers were able to pull the chocolate lab to safety and into the arms of his family, according to the Huffington Post.

Buddy was dirty and tired but wagged his tail with joy when reunited with the family who thought they’d never see him again.