One stolen service dog has been found and another is still missing. Monday morning, the director at Hilltop Promises says Fatty was returned.
It's a "tail" best told in pictures- a service dog meant to help people avoid anxiety, reunited with the two men who count on him.
"He was running and he was jumping and he was kissing me all in the face," said Glen Morris, Spot's owner of finding Fatty at the shelter. "It was very exciting to me and I know God had to have something to do with this."
"He was like tigger," said Thomas Carter, Fatty's owner. "Pouncing. Jumping up and down. Hasn't stopped wagging, you know, since. "
Fatty now has a fenced in yard at the men's new home, but something is missing. Fatty's owner says he misses Spot.
Spot is a pit bull-terrier mix and was reportedly taken the same day as Fatty. Spot is Glen's anxiety dog.
The director at Hilltop Promises says they found Fatty after a call from a woman who saw our report on the missing dogs on NBC12.
"She said she talked to some woman on a bus who told her about some dogs that she rescued," said Carolann Pacer-Ramsey.
Officers think the person who took them believed the dogs were abandoned and tried to "rescue them" taking Fatty to the shelter and giving "Spot" a new home.
But officers say now that they know otherwise, they need to give Spot back.
"That's what we're waiting for now," said Pacer-Ramsey. "For them to tell us that Spot's in and go get him."
"When they broke them up, they like broke the two kids up," said Morris. "I love them dogs to death."
Officers say if Spot is returned quickly, no charges will be pressed. They just want to return the dog to his owner. However, if his return takes too long, they say they will consider pressing stolen property charges against the person who has him.
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