Bruno, the town dog, walks 4 miles everyday to visit folks in Longville, Minn.

The story if Bruno the dog is a marvel.

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The dog has be walking every day for much of the past 12 years from his home outside Longville into the Minnesota town to visit with locals who give him pats and treats. The dog is actually owned by Debbie and Larry LaVallee, who love him dearly, but say he just won’t stay put.

And in the process, he has become a local legend.

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Bruno a little wet from one of his walks to town. Bruno of Longville, Minnesota/Facebook

There’s even a statue dedicated to the town’s faithful companion.

The town's statue of Bruno, it's unofficial mascot. Bruno of Longville, Minnesota/Facebook
The town’s statue of Bruno, it’s unofficial mascot. Bruno of Longville, Minnesota/Facebook

He also has a Facebook page: Bruno of Longville, Minnesota, where people post their encounters with the famous pooch.

Bruno taking a nap. Scott Sleight/Bruno of Longville Minnesota/Facebook
Bruno taking a nap. Scott Sleight/Bruno of Longville Minnesota/Facebook

KARE 11 news recently documented his incredible daily journey and those who love him.

Bruno's journey being documents by KARE 11. Bruno of Longville, Minnesota/Facebook
Bruno’s journey being documents by KARE 11. Bruno of Longville, Minnesota/Facebook

 

Be sure to grab a tissue.

Photos Bruno of Longville, Minnesota/Facebook

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