The whole incident occurred in the middle of the night, and once the hospital realized General was missing they alerted police. After about 15 hours of freedom, he was spotted safe and sound in a yard near the hospital just lounging, and animal control was called to help shepherd him back to his holding pen.
According to the local TV news outlet WJLA, which first reported his escape, General's not new to the art of escape. In an interview with his owner Travis Campbell, he described the daring dog as "a little Houdini."
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