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Hobbs woman reunited with dog after two years

NBC News
August 21, 2018 08:40 AM

ABILENE, TX (KRBC) - Three years ago, Krisana Howell adopted a dachshund puppy which she named Scrappy. Unfortunately, a year later the dog was believed to be stolen from her New Mexico home. 

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However, Howell recently got a call from the Abilene Animal Shelter in Texas saying that Scrappy had been found! The shelter says that they were able to reunite the two because Scrappy has a microchip. 

"The microchip is very powerful, especially when you keep it updated. It's most powerful when you move or change your phone number [and] you make sure you update the microchip," says Animal Services Director, Mirenda Walden. 

Scrappy is now back in her forever home.

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