No pet cemetery for ‘miracle dog’ still alive after being struck by car, hit with hammer and then buried BY David Harding NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:20 AM Updated: Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:57 AM Washington State University Theia the "Miracle Dog" was adopted by good Samaritian Sara Mellado after several near-death experiences. She is the dog who wouldn’t die. A 1-year-old bully breed mix from Washington state was hit by a car, struck with a hammer and then buried in a field, but miraculously still survived, KIRO reported. The miracle mutt named Theaia showed up four days later after “dying” at a nearby farm in Moses Lake, Wash., hobbling, covered in dirt and emaciated but somehow still alive, according to her rescuers at Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She sustained a dislocated jaw, leg injuries and a caved-in sinus cavity, but still pulled through. Washington State University Theia, a 1-year-old bully breed mix, rose from the dead after she was hit by a car and then bashed over the head in an act of mercy killing. "She's a true miracle dog and she deserves a good life," Sara Mellado, who adopted the dog, told KIRO. Theaia’s bad luck started when she was first hit by a car, workers at the veterinary hospital said. They believe that somebody hit the dog in the head with a hammer, trying to put her out of her misery. Washington State University Rescuers at Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital help Theia, a 1-year-old bully breed mix. If that was not enough, the dog was buried. But Theaia was not ready to go just yet. “Considering everything that she’s been through, she’s incredibly gentle and loving,” Mellado said.