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Romeo couldn’t find his way home.
Romeo disappeared two days after he was adopted — from Coleen C. in Union, NJ
My rescue dog, Romeo, a Pug/Dachshund mix, is a senior who’d been at a shelter for months. The second day he was home with me, he somehow escaped. I’ve had several dogs over 10 years, in the same house, with the same fenced-in backyard, and none ever disappeared before.
I panicked, knowing he didn’t know the area, so he’d never find his way home.
After an exhaustive but futile search, my phone rang. A motorist had discovered Romeo walking on a busy highway! He was returned home safely, due to his HomeAgain microchip. He hasn’t escaped since, but if he does, I’m relieved to know that HomeAgain works.
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