Texas Yorkie Missing for Six Years is Finally Found in Indiana


Imagine having your pet dog go missing six years ago – chances are, you probably would have already given up hope to be reunited with it once again a long time ago. That’s exactly the feeling one family got when their Yorkie that went missing for six years turned up again – several states over! Bailey, an adorable little Yorkie, had gone  missing from his Austin, Texas home over half a decade ago.

The folks at Post Pet Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana had seen the pup around, often with a bone in its mouth wandering around. One day, a stranger there noticed that the dog looked like he needed medical attention, so the kind stranger scooped up the canine and took it to a vet.

“Looking at him when he came in, we were like, ‘He is not going to be chipped’ because he was covered in fleas, looked terrible, teeth were terrible,” said Diana Redmond, a vet tech who worked at the hospital.

When they scanned the dog for a microchip, they surprisingly found one – which is how they learned that the pooch was not from Indiana, but Austin, Texas. While the dog was already missing for so long, they learned  that the dog’s family didn’t care about that fact at all! They still missed their beloved little angel and lo and behold, the contact numbers in the microchip were still working and updated (which was surprising) – so they made some calls.

“She could barely talk.  ‘I’m overwhelmed.  I’m so excited.  I’m not making any sense.  Oh my gosh!  He is my family,’” Redmond recalled Bailey’s proud mom saying over the phone.

Now that the dog was found, it was time to start finding a way to get the dog to move back home where he belongs. After all, they needed to get him from Indiana to Texas! A Go Fund Me page was set up for the poor pup’s trip back home.  Bailey is set to reunite with his family this coming Thursday.

(Photo Source: Go Fund Me)

Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

service dog
Biden Signed Bill Providing Service Dogs for Struggling Veterans
Study Says Humans Used Dogs as Currency 2000 Years Ago
dog in mountains
Dog Missing in Mountains for Five Days Reunites With Owner
Firefighters Creatively Rescue Dog Who Falls Down 40 ft Well
Border Collie Boston Terrier Cane Corso Chihuahua Corgi French Bulldog German Shepherd Golden Retriever Great Dane Pit Bulls Rottweiler Siberian Husky Tibetan Mastiff
Cordoba Fighting Dog
10 Things You Didn’t Know about The Cordoba Fighting Dog
The New Zealand Huntaway
10 Things You Didn’t Know about The New Zealand Huntaway
10 Things You Didn’t Know about The Schnoxie
Dog Adoption Dog Training
Anxiety about Traveling? Try an Airport Therapy Dog
Dog running
Why Rescue Dogs Need Forever Homes
Dog Tips
Tips on How to Have a Dog-Friendly Barbecue in the Summer
A Dog With a Rare Birth Defect Learns to Walk Again
dog tongue
New Surgery Saves Dog with an Oversized Tongue
old dog
85% of Cases of Dementia in Your Dog is Undiagnosed
dog food
Why Some Dog Foods are Linked to Deadly Heart Disease