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Pair of Stolen Puppies Reunite as Adults

Family finally finds their second missing husky.

By Vetstreet Oct 3, 2012 2:48PM

In 2008, the Longs' two adopted Siberian husky puppies, China and Asia, were stolen from their backyard in Texas. Two years later, China was found in another part of the state and returned to the family.

Now, Asia, who was recently found on a highway in Chicago, is also back at home.

"It was a huge sense of relief," owner Twyla Long told ABC News. "We wish we could be a little speck on her brain so we could know what she has seen in the last four years and what she has been through." — Read it at ABC News

Photo: ABC News

Siberian Husky sisters China and Asia were reunited four years after they were both stolen as puppies.
Oct 7, 2012 6:16AM
Wish whoever took our dog would bring him back. How someone can steal another's pet is beyond me.



Oct 6, 2012 4:18PM
I wish the story had more information.  Did the thieves get caught, or did the husband gift the dogs to a buddy of a buddy of a buddy who took them north.

Ahhh... conspiracies are fun to entertain, sometimes;)


Oct 6, 2012 11:23AM
The ****s that stole these puppies in the first place oughta be euthanized!  Glad that they had a happy ending.
Oct 6, 2012 10:12AM
People that steal someone's pet should be fined big time and then made to do public service work for the theft victims for at least 5 yrs. It should be enough that they would think three times about ever doing something like that again. Many years ago my wife and I had a Red Doberman that was given to us by his owner who was a minister. The dogs name was Prince and we got him when he was 2 yrs old. His owner had to give him up for health reasons. The following Summer we let Prince out and somebody took him. He was on his cable so they had to physically undo him. My wife was a school bus driver and about six months later she saw Prince on the other side of town on these people's porch. We knew it was him because we had him marked just in case of an event like this. I had to get the police to help me get him back. We took him home and he was so happy to see us. He danced around for fifteen or twenty minutes. That November we once again let him out on his cable. We never did let him run loose. About 30 minutes later I went out to get him and he was gone. That was the last time we ever saw Prince. We grieved over him for a long time and finally realized that he wasn't coming back. We ran ads in the paper, drove around looking for him and calling his name and never did see him or find him. I just pray that whoever got him gave him a good home and was good to him because he was a really good dog. The tragic thing about someone  taking your pet is the not knowing if they were stolen or just broke their chain and ran off. Then you wonder if they got hit by a car and got killed. We got another dog after that but you can never replace the one thats gone. They will live in your memories of them forever. Its now been over 40 yrs since Prince was stolen so I know he is deceased now and I really believe he is in Heaven and someday we will see him again. Prince was my buddy forever.

Oct 6, 2012 3:59AM
It is a tragic happening when someone steals your pet. I hate people that steal anything that belongs to someone else. However most horrible tragity is the taking of a life. The person that I will never forgive, or understand how others can (they are as sick as he is) is Micheal Vick. If you ever read the book about his torture and slaughter, and you still can forget and think he should ever be forgiven, you are as sick as he is. The only reason I ever watch his games is to see him lose and hope to see him someday be hurt so badly that he will never play football again. The little time he spent in prison was not justice. 
Oct 6, 2012 2:56AM
wow we had two stolen from our back yard but they were never found or returned
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