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Woman Says She Searched a Week Before Service Told Her Dog Died

Liz Giorgi is warning others away from pet-sitting company Wag after what happened to Fran

(Newser) - "We're committed to the safety and happiness of all dogs in our care, and peace of mind for pet parents." That's the promise of pet-sitting and -walking service Wag, as seen on its website , but one pet owner says her dog is now dead after being...

Dramatic Mountain Rescue Saves a Frigid Dog

Russ was in the Sierra Nevada for 4 months before a backcountry skier spotted him

(Newser) - It's tough to beat a story about a missing dog being reunited with its owner. The details of this particular reunion, however, are extraordinary. The tale of Russ began in August when the pit bull-terrier mix got separated from his owner, a traveling nurse, in the South Lake Tahoe...

Florida Dog That Vanished 7 Years Ago Found in Michigan

Sgt. Pepper has been reunited with his ecstatic owner

(Newser) - A dog who vanished from his Florida home seven years ago turned up this week more than 1,000 miles away. People reports on the story of Sgt. Pepper, a Yorkshire terrier who was only 6 years old when he went missing in 2014, per a Thursday statement from Eaton...

Dog Escapes Crash, Tries His Dream Job

Tilly is found more than a mile away on a farm, herding sheep

(Newser) - Where do you find a missing collie? On a farm, herding sheep, of course. KHQ reports on the amazing story of Tilly, a 2-year-old dog who was ejected from the family car after an accident on Saturday in Rathdrum, Idaho. Tilly was uninjured but apparently a little freaked out from...

Owners Have Spent 9 Months Scouring NZ for Missing Dogs

Weed and Dice ran off in October

(Newser) - “New Zealand is really not that big a place,” says Alan Funnell of the country he calls home—with his home specifically being on the South Island. It's the larger of New Zealand's two main islands, and it's one he and Louisa Andrew have spent...

Her Dog Vanished in 2017. Then She Saw the Beer Can

Monica Mathis says she has no idea how Hazel got from Iowa to Florida

(Newser) - Monica Mathis has no idea how Hazel, missing for more than two years, got from Iowa to Florida—but Mathis is now excited to welcome her home to Minnesota. Hazel is Mathis' dog, a terrier mix who vanished from Mathis' yard in 2017. "She was an escape artist, she...

Left to Die by Side of Road, Dog Has Happy Homecoming

Cedar went missing in Florida 2 years ago, was found abandoned in Colorado

(Newser) - Cedar is home again, much bigger and on the mend. The German shepherd disappeared two years ago from the backyard of her home in Southwest Ranches, Fla., when she was just 4 months old, reports WSVN . The Peterson family heard nothing about Cedar until this month, when a deputy across...

Someone Stole His Dog on Vacation. One Year Later, a Reunion

New Jersey man gets his Yorkie back after abduction in Virginia

(Newser) - A New Jersey man has been reunited with his dog, more than a year after the pooch was stolen from his car. The dognapping happened in Virginia when the owner was on vacation, the AP reports. A few days ago, the Yorkie named Buddah was taken in as a stray...

Meet Abby, the Dog Who Returned From the Dead

'It feels like a part of my kids’ childhood is back, part of our family is back'

(Newser) - As far as Debra Suierveld is concerned, Abby pulled a Lazarus. “We thought she had passed away,” Suierveld tells KDKA . “It feels like a part of my kids’ childhood is back, part of our family is back." Abby, a black lab mix, wandered off from Suierveld'...

Couple Goes to Extreme Lengths to Find Missing Pup

'The only thing I can think about right now is finding Theo'

(Newser) - A California couple has postponed their wedding to dedicate all their time, energy, and money to finding a missing family member: their dog. "The only thing I can think about right now is finding Theo," Trendee King tells CBS San Francisco . The 1-year-old Brussels griffon escaped from a...

Missing Dog Found 3 Years Later, 1.2K Miles Away

It's not clear how Bella got from Florida to New Jersey

(Newser) - On Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, the Gerstein family's dog, Bella, went missing after Bill Gerstein let her out outside his law office in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Almost exactly three years later, she showed back up—1,200 miles away, in New Jersey. "She would go out back and...

Florida Man Willing to Part With Truck to Find Missing Dog

'The truck is replaceable, the dog is not'

(Newser) - When it comes to his dog or his truck, there's no question which one Florida man James O'Sicky loves most. "The truck is replaceable, the dog is not," the 31-year-old Jacksonville resident tells Action News Jax . After O'Sicky's 3-year-old pit bull mix Buddy Boy...

Dog Lost at Sea Turns Up Weeks Later

Luna's just fine

(Newser) - An enterprising dog is being reunited with her owner five weeks after she was presumed lost at sea. Luna's tale begins on Feb. 10, when the 18-month-old German shepherd somehow went over the side of owner Nick Hayworth's fishing boat as he was pulling in lobster traps, reports...

Affluenza Teen's Dog Is Missing

Poor Virgil, he didn't ask for any of this

(Newser) - The dog that may be partially responsible for getting Ethan Couch's deportation to the US delayed has gone missing. The "affluenza teen" and his mom, who has been deported , brought their dog with them when they fled to Mexico, and the SPCA in Puerto Vallarta—where Ethan and...

Lost Dog Back, Apparently After 2 Years in Forest

Family returned to campsite with his bed, and Murphy crawled in

(Newser) - After Nathan and Erin Braun's golden retriever went missing on a camping trip in Tahoe National Forest in 2012, they posted fliers and set up a Facebook page, but had no luck finding Murphy over two years, the Los Angeles Times reports. Earlier this month, however, when a camper...

Family, Dog Reunited After 5 Years
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Family, Dog Reunited After 5 Years

Shakira the Siberian Husky showed up in Illinois

(Newser) - Shakira the Siberian Husky went missing from her Georgia home almost five years ago, but she was just reunited with her owners thanks to a $15 microchip, reports the Chicago Tribune . Shakira turned up at a Georgia animal shelter, where she might have been euthanized, and from there arrived at...

Dog Reunited With Owner After 53 Days in Wild

Barbara Bagley overjoyed to have Dooley back

(Newser) - If you just can't take any more of this today, here's a bittersweet story to warm your heart: After surviving for 53 days in the Nevada desert, a Shetland sheepdog named Dooley was reunited with his loving owner last month. Dooley ran from a Dec. 27 car accident...

Dog Reunited With Family After 700-Mile Journey

'Bear' somehow made it from Sacramento to Tacoma in two days

(Newser) - Sounds like something out of a movie: A dog was reunited with his Sacramento, California, owner yesterday after he disappeared and was found two days later … in Tacoma, Washington. Bear, a 2-year-old Patterdale terrier, is only 20 pounds and 15 inches tall, and it’s unclear how he made...

Couple: Find Our Dog, We'll Name Firstborn After You

They fear their Bernese Mountain dog was snatched

(Newser) - A Canadian couple, desperate to reclaim their missing dog, has offered an unusual reward: They'll name their soon-to-be-born first child after whoever finds her. Sara and Dan Cannon's 16-month-old Bernese Mountain dog disappeared from their backyard on Jan. 4, reports the New York Daily News. Fearful that someone might have...

K9 Who Bolted Thunder Rumble Is Reunited With Partner

Chicago police dog ran off 4 days ago

(Newser) - A Chicago police dog is back home after disappearing four days ago amid a thunderstorm, the Chicago Tribune reports. A man spotted Bear, dirty but unharmed, near a cemetery yesterday. The 2-year-old German shepherd was likely hunting small animals in nearby woods, said his relieved partner, who has been chasing...

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