Stolen Dog Reunited With Family After Two Years

A North Texas dog believed to be stolen from her backyard two years ago has been reunited with her family in Arlington.

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Jaime Templin
Suzy before (left) & after (right)
Jaime Templin
Suzy, a Maltese shih tzu mix, was taken from her Texas family's yard in the summer of 2017.
Jaime Templin
Two years later, a good Samaritan found Suzy, dirty and matted, roaming the streets of Arlington, Texas.
Jaime Templin
Suzy's hair had been overgrown and her owner, Jaime Templin, said Suzy has ear infections in both ears, skin infections on her feet and some hotspots of sensitive skin on her body.
Jaime Templin
Suzy was reunited Templin this week thanks to her microchip. Now she's on the road to recovery, having already received a much needed grooming.
Jaime Templin
According to the American Kennel Club, one in three pets become lost at some point in their lives, and having a microchip implant dramatically increases the likelihood of locating the pet's owner.
Jaime Templin
The grain of rice-sized radio-frequency identification transponder carries a unique ID number that is registered with all your relevant contact information.
Jaime Templin
EMPTY_CAPTION"I am extremely grateful to help raise awareness for microchipping your pets," Templin wrote on Facebook. "I had completely lost all hope... and had she not been microchipped, this reunion wouldn't be possible."
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