Lost-Pet Reunions: Pinto was stolen

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Pinto was gone for over two years.

Pinto was stolen — from Marrissa in Palmdale, CA
My mom works for High Desert Animal Care Hospital in Palmdale, CA. She had my dog [Pinto] microchipped by HomeAgain.

Someone stole Pinto over 2 years ago. I cried day and night. I eventually gave up hope in finding her.

On April 22, I got a weird number on my phone. They left a message, and it was HomeAgain! Apparently, a very nice lady by the name of Jewel in Playa Del Rey found my 2.5-lb Chihuahua and did the right thing by taking her to a vet to be scanned!

We drove over a 100 miles at 7 p.m. and got her. She didn’t remember me at first, but then she did. I love her!

Thank you HomeAgain, Jewel, & High Desert Animal Care Hospital!


Pinto was not taken care of. She is only going to be 7 years old and
has no teeth, her breath is rotten and she has bone loss in her jaw so
she cannot keep her tongue in her mouth. Her muzzle is very gray from
stress and being away from me.

Thank you everyone! I love my Pinto! This
is the best day of my life ever! Never give up on your lost pet! People
please, when you find an animal, have it scanned and post flyers and
ads. There are owners out there that miss their pets. ID tags and
microchips are the only voice your pet has to get back home.

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