Lost, blind dog reunites with Alaska owners after 3 weeks

SITKA, Alaska - An Alaska family had given up hope of locating their blind

old golden retriever that walked away from their house 3 days back

although a construction crew discovered Lulu in salmonberry shrubs after at first confused her for a bear.

Lulu was just barely alive after being discovered Tuesday

however she's being nursed to health and is back home with her family

the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported.

Ted Kubacki, the owner, said: "She means everything. "I have 5 children and they are four to 13 years old