So then they proceeded on their journey and had gone but a short way when they saw someone coming toward them and it was not long before they met. Then he saw it was a dog and when they met, the dog began to wag its tail and sprang upon him. Then he recognized the animal as his own dog and it appeared just as it had when he had decorated it for the sacrifice in the Hadidji'yontwûs [New Year's ceremony]. Then said the four, 'This thing attests to the value of our thankoffering to the Creator.'" 1
So they said. Eniaiehuk.
75:1 See p. 85, Sacrifice of the white dog.