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Dog reunites with owner after 7 years

Man 'never gave up hope' that his dog would be found

By Vetstreet Dec 3, 2012 3:52PM

It was seven years ago that B.A. got spooked by a thunderstorm and took off from his Raleigh, N.C., home. So, when owner Dan Kesler, who now lives in Arizona, got a call last month from the Durham County Animal Shelter saying that B.A. had been identified by a microchip, he was shocked.

Photo: CNN // B.A. was reunited with owner Dan Kesler after seven years.“Oh my God, it’s my dog!” Kesler said. “Did I think he’d be back? I can’t say yes, but I never gave up hope.”

B.A. favors one leg from what the shelter’s veterinarian believes was an old injury, but is otherwise healthy, and was recently flown out to Arizona to be with Kesler.

“There was some angel watching out for this dog for seven years,” said shelter director Shafonda Davis. “That is one lucky dog.”

— Watch it at CNN

Photo: CNN // B.A. was reunited with owner Dan Kesler after seven years.

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Dec 3, 2012 5:13PM
A good story. It is great that friends get back together. At least that is how I think of my pets over the years. Christmas came early.
Dec 3, 2012 5:12PM
How great is this?!?!?!  Fantastic!
Dec 3, 2012 5:08PM
so many dogs, when will America realize cutting the balls off of males is good for the country?  Human or otherwise

Dec 3, 2012 5:07PM
If he had a micro chip why couldn't he have found him a long time ago? I guess I don't understand how those work, but I thought that was the purpose so you could find your pet if they got lost. 
Dec 3, 2012 4:55PM

Soon all adults will have chips. 'Nuff said.


Dec 3, 2012 4:51PM
OMG....this is just truly amazing....what are the odds of this happening at all?
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