Microchip reunites dog with owners after 5 years

May 23, 2016 15:05
Microchip reunites dog with owners after 5 years

5 years after it went missing, a 13-year old dog in UK, was reunited with its owners, through a microchip fitted to the canine, which helped in disclosing its identity.

While the owners went on a holiday, leaving Eddie the Yorkshire Terrier at their relatives house in North Manchester. The dog reportedly got suddenly vanished from a garden

“Neighbours were searching the streets, we put up posters everywhere, alerted all the local vets and rescue centres, reported it to police and registered him on all the websites,” said Sandra Wright, owner of the dog.

“We even offered a reward, but he had simply vanished. With each week that passed, we knew the chances of finding him decreased. It was awful,” she added.

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The owners could not find out what Eddie has done all those years. The dog was found itself in the care of Jeanette Johnson who lives in Stockport, less than one kilometre from Wright's home, the local media reported.

When Johnson took Eddie to a vet for a medical check up, a microchip was discovered which disclosed its true identity. Eddie was then reunited with the owners.

"They scanned to check if he already had a chip and I was shocked to discover he had been registered missing five years ago," Johnson said.

By Phani Ch

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