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A Yelp, Then a Surprise Find: 'Oh My God, It's Lilah!'

State trooper rescues missing golden retriever from rural drainage pipe in upstate NY

(Newser) - A missing golden retriever named Lilah, discovered deep inside a culvert pipe in upstate New York, couldn't be lured out by her owner with peanut butter dog treats or cheese. In the end, State Trooper Jimmy Rasaphone decided to crawl about 15 feet into the pipe under a rural...

Yorkie Stolen 11 Years Ago Reunited With Owner

Rex, found wandering streets of Stoughton, Mass., is now back home with his long-lost family

(Newser) - It was a joyful, if unlikely, meeting Wednesday in Stoughton, Mass., as a woman from the Boston suburb of Quincy was reunited with the Yorkshire terrier that had been stolen outside of her home 11 years ago. Boston 25 notes that Rex, who used to live with his owner, Marzena...

Her Dog Was Declared Dead 7 Years Ago. Then, a Call

Zoey was found wandering around a rural property in Calif., after being reported missing in 2010

(Newser) - It started earlier this month with a call about a stray dog, and ended with a "special weekend" 12 years in the making, per KCRA . NBC News reports that on Feb. 10, the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office received a call that a dog had been dropped off...

A Month After Crash, Missing Rescue Dog Found

Colorado community rallies after Mia vanished following her owner's Dec. 26 car accident

(Newser) - A rescue dog who went missing after her owner's car accident the day after Christmas is now back home, thanks to a caring Colorado community and the persistence of one particular local. Colorado Public Radio reports on the plight of Mia, a "shy and quiet" pup from Grand...

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...

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