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  -would you want your dog back after 8 years or would you rather the current owners be found? Liberal_in_LA  Dec-03-11 03:36 PM   #0 
  - I'm OK with the Dog going back to the original family  Ohio Joe   Dec-03-11 03:40 PM   #1 
  - "Current" owners didn't take him to a vet for 8 years (so the chip  IdaBriggs   Dec-03-11 03:40 PM   #2 
  - Vets don't always scan for chips  lunatica   Dec-03-11 04:07 PM   #14 
  - ?  Skittles   Dec-03-11 09:02 PM   #49 
  - I would ALWAYS want my dog back... Like children, I would ALWAYS want them back....  hlthe2b   Dec-03-11 03:40 PM   #3 
  - I picture some kid in the current family, missing their dog.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-03-11 03:42 PM   #4 
     - If that were the case, would you not think they would come forward?  hlthe2b   Dec-03-11 03:52 PM   #8 
     - tough shit  TorchTheWitch   Dec-04-11 03:53 AM   #56 
  - original family. nt  xchrom   Dec-03-11 03:43 PM   #5 
  - Depends.  MADem   Dec-03-11 03:45 PM   #6 
  - 1. exam found Petunia to be in good condition. 2. is microchipping that common?  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-03-11 03:48 PM   #7 
     - it is common when you bring a new dog  mitchtv   Dec-03-11 03:58 PM   #10 
     - It sure is. I had two dogs when I lived in VA--both were chipped.  MADem   Dec-03-11 03:58 PM   #11 
     - I got ya. Cat owner here. Cats 'ownership' is more fluid lol  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-03-11 04:01 PM   #12 
        - Actually--that sort of thing kind of DID happen to me, too.  MADem   Dec-03-11 04:18 PM   #21 
        - Thank you for taking in animals in need!  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-03-11 04:20 PM   #23 
           - Animals are nicer than some people, I've found!  MADem   Dec-03-11 04:28 PM   #26 
        - Which is exactly how we got our latest cat!  dixiegrrrrl   Dec-03-11 04:46 PM   #30 
        - I'd better treat me cats well. don't want them looking for a better home.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-03-11 04:49 PM   #32 
        - I have acquired cats in that fashion, myself. I just tell people I was adopted.  Arkansas Granny   Dec-03-11 05:06 PM   #35 
        - That's because cats decide where they want to live. They're not  pnwmom   Dec-03-11 05:53 PM   #41 
     - Yes, microchipping IS that common. Vets offices are given scanners for free  pnwmom   Dec-03-11 05:52 PM   #40 
  - Original family no question what so ever  mitchtv   Dec-03-11 03:54 PM   #9 
  - I wouldn't be surprised if they took it from the family in the first place.  GoCubsGo   Dec-03-11 04:07 PM   #15 
  - I have a dog who's been chipped and the vet has never scanned her after 10 years  lunatica   Dec-03-11 04:10 PM   #16 
     - there is no new owner  TorchTheWitch   Dec-04-11 05:54 AM   #59 
  - The dog would now be 11 years old; There's no point in getting him back  FarCenter   Dec-03-11 04:03 PM   #13 
  - WHAT??????  hlthe2b   Dec-03-11 04:13 PM   #17 
  - American Staffordshire Terrier on a farm in Virginia; "Petunia" is probably a bitch  FarCenter   Dec-03-11 04:25 PM   #24 
     - Petunia's best friend, according to the video, was a yappy little poodle-ish dog  MADem   Dec-03-11 04:27 PM   #25 
     - We have five dogs - ranging from a long haired chihuahua to a cocker/wire haired terrier mix.  Obamanaut   Dec-03-11 04:52 PM   #34 
     - Wow....  hlthe2b   Dec-03-11 05:31 PM   #38 
  - WTF?!  lunatica   Dec-03-11 04:15 PM   #19 
  - Wrong. You don't reward a dog thief. nt  MADem   Dec-03-11 04:19 PM   #22 
  - My sister's dog is over 15 now -- and he's a larger breed than that one.  pnwmom   Dec-03-11 05:54 PM   #42 
  - the dog is a stray  warrior1   Dec-03-11 04:14 PM   #18 
  - Original owners.  Jamastiene   Dec-03-11 04:16 PM   #20 
  - I say try to find the original owners  onethatcares   Dec-03-11 04:34 PM   #27 
  - post a picture on one of those lost&found internet sites. Keep him but be  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-03-11 04:36 PM   #28 
  - today  grantcart   Dec-03-11 04:42 PM   #29 
  - I think an ad in the paper with his pic for 2 weeks  eilen   Dec-03-11 05:27 PM   #36 
  - I think you've done all you needed to do, but if you wanted to try one more thing,  pnwmom   Dec-03-11 05:58 PM   #44 
  - Someone cut it's ears off---how cruel  roody   Dec-03-11 04:47 PM   #31 
  - I thought they were naturally small ears  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-03-11 04:50 PM   #33 
  - Very doubtful. Cutting dogs' ears in somehow acceptable.  roody   Dec-03-11 08:35 PM   #45 
  - They're definitely cut (and not a very good job)  TorchTheWitch   Dec-04-11 05:30 AM   #57 
     - Yes and no.  bluedigger   Dec-04-11 06:21 AM   #60 
        - If the tail doesn't drag on the ground how is it trampled?  TorchTheWitch   Dec-04-11 08:08 AM   #61 
  - That isn't its picture, according to the OP.  pnwmom   Dec-03-11 05:55 PM   #43 
     - Oops---too quick to comment, but my comment on cruelty stands.  roody   Dec-03-11 08:35 PM   #46 
        - I agree. There's no reason for docking tails or ears.  pnwmom   Dec-03-11 08:53 PM   #48 
  - Lucky dog will have a home either way.  tabasco   Dec-03-11 05:29 PM   #37 
  - That dog could have had several owners between the first one and the "current."  pnwmom   Dec-03-11 05:48 PM   #39 
  - Maybe, I need more information than what was in that brief article  Motown_Johnny   Dec-03-11 08:40 PM   #47 
  - As someone who had a beloved yellow lab stolen HELL YES, are you kidding?  catzies   Dec-03-11 09:17 PM   #50 
  - That would just end me. That would be it.  EFerrari   Dec-04-11 12:53 AM   #52 
     - I have no idea what you mean by that. Care to clarify?  catzies   Dec-04-11 04:42 PM   #67 
  - Petunia has intact ears!!  roody   Dec-04-11 12:45 AM   #51 
  - we don't know that since there's no photo of her  TorchTheWitch   Dec-04-11 05:44 AM   #58 
     - Sorry for my laziness. Here is the link.  roody   Dec-04-11 10:56 AM   #62 
        - thanks for the additional info n/t  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-04-11 03:35 PM   #63 
  - If my pet went missing for 8 whole years...  Withywindle   Dec-04-11 01:05 AM   #53 
  - I would want my dog back. I have never forgotten  Raine   Dec-04-11 02:54 AM   #54 
  - The dog belongs to the original owners  TorchTheWitch   Dec-04-11 03:31 AM   #55 
  - Yes, I would want my dog back. No question about it.  Lyric   Dec-04-11 03:55 PM   #64 
  - We had something like this happen with our cat ... here is how it went.  JoePhilly   Dec-04-11 04:22 PM   #65 
     - cool story. damn disloyal cats. lol  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-04-11 04:23 PM   #66 

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