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It´s a Christmas miracle! Moment man
who spent five years searching for
his stolen dog is finally reunited

Daily Mail [UK], by Mike Jaccarino

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/17/2012 6:48:11 AM

An Indiana man is counting his Christmas blessings after a fortuitous reunion with his long-lost pet pooch--stolen an astounding five years earlier. Bandit, a now-10-year-old shih tzu, was discovered by New Castle Animal Control as a stray in the eponymous Indiana town in late November. ´This is my little buddy,´ said the man, identified only as ´Mike,´ after the tearful meeting with his pet. ´I’ve been missing him for five years.´ Bandit was reunited with Mike through the aid of a ´Home Again´ microchip embedded under the dog´s skin and containing info about his original owner.

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A big Awww! to start the week. Enjoy. Hug your kids and pets today. And the teachers. Erm, oh, yeah--your spouse/partner/whatever too!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 12/17/2012 7:12:14 AM     (No. 9070310)

Why did it take 5 years to read the chip?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: corndoggies, 12/17/2012 8:03:33 AM     (No. 9070404)

About 4 years ago I adopted a true mutt from a shelter and I just know there´s a family out there missing this little guy. He was about 9 months at adoption time and not neutered so it´s not hard to conclude why he probably ran off. He just loves little kids and I can´t help but wonder if there´s not a little boy or girl who still wonders about him. Lesson #1, get your pets fixed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sinic, 12/17/2012 8:26:58 AM     (No. 9070452)

Thanks, OP...we needed a story like this to help us carry on.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Architect, 12/17/2012 8:32:04 AM     (No. 9070462)

Thanks for the post OP. Its nice to hear an uplifting story for a change.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pomom, 12/17/2012 9:24:48 AM     (No. 9070533)

I was already in tears this morning thinking about how sad a funeral must be for a 6 or 7 yr old child, then I saw the video of Bandit being reunited with his owner. It´s going to be one of those days...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rollingcow, 12/17/2012 9:36:07 AM     (No. 9070563)

All of our Sheltie kids are spayed or neutered and all four of them have Home Again chips. It´s the one thing I never forget to pay when it comes in the mail to renew. One of the little monsters slipped out through a hole in the fence a few evenings ago and the neighbor brought him home-well, Cosmo is a true Sheltie and doesn´t let strangers touch him if he can help it so the man brought his own Min Pin along and Cosmo was happy to follow her. Lovely story.
Mrs. Cow

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Reply 7 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 12/17/2012 9:37:14 AM     (No. 9070566)

We need a happy story today. This one is wonderful. Thanks.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: irishwolfielady, 12/17/2012 9:40:01 AM     (No. 9070572)

Great story!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ishouldknowbetter, 12/17/2012 9:48:17 AM     (No. 9070593)

I hope the man and his dog can spend many happy years together.
I am the owner of a shih tzu and truly love the dog more than I knew a person could love an animal. Sadie went blind from glaucoma this spring and overnight I lost my walking companion. She had been slowing down due to her age the past year, but her loss of sight was a shock. She will be 15 years old in a few days and spends almost all her time sleeping , so I don´t believe she´ll be alive a year from now.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 12/17/2012 11:05:54 AM     (No. 9070770)

Yes, a big "Awww" tempered with a "What the...?" for the shelter about to put him down before scanning for a chip.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rama41, 12/17/2012 11:27:26 AM     (No. 9070830)

A great story that I as a dog owner appreciate. What I don´t understand is this: he apparently learned who had stolen the dog, but was unable to discuss the matter with the thief. As the dog had a microchip, why didn´t he contact the police? A note of confusion in an otherwise great Christmas story.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/18/2012 12:56:45 AM     (No. 9071961)

We need one feel good story a day.

Merry Christmas Mike and Bandit.

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