Sweet Moment When Couple Reunited With Their Cocker Spaniel Bonnie Six Years After She Was Stolen

Posted by Sama in Feel Good On 23rd November 2020
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This couple lost their beloved dog back in May 2014 and now after six long years, they were able to reunite in a dramatic yet heartwarming way. The dog was only 200 miles away from their home all this time.

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A cocker spaniel named Bonnie got reunited with her family in the most surprising way possible six years after being stolen six years ago. The dog was found only 200 miles away from home. 

The heartwarming footage shows Simon Hall, 50, and his wife Caroline, 48, seeing again their beloved pooch Bonnie after they had given up hope of seeing her again.  

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Owners of the dog Simon and Caroline Hall thought their years of the search was fruitless and they had to give up meeting their dog in this life again.

But life was kind to the family and they met their beloved pet exactly six years after it got stolen from their home. 

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Bonnie was stolen in May 2014 and her family reveals that they had been desperately searching for her and checking all dog sites up until two years ago.

On Thursday, November 19 the Durham couple was delighted to receive a call from a dog warden informing them Bonnie was found 200 miles from home in Norfolk-just the day before its 10th birthday. 

 

 

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Mrs. Hall said: 'We just can't believe it. It was only a couple of years ago that I gave up up hope but I was still checking all the lost dog sites.

'It's all a bit surreal.

'I'd prepared myself for the fact she might look in a bad way but actually she's looking quite well. I know the vets have taken wonderful care of her.'

Bonnie was probably stolen to breed and was taken to Terrington St John Veterinary Centre for a medical checkup and underwent a hysterectomy yesterday, which believes the most recent litter was within the last two months.

She added: 'We'll now take her back home and introduce her to our other dog, Jessie, and just have a quiet night in front of the fire.

'I think her birthday will be a quiet one too.'

 

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Mr. Hall said: 'Gosh knows what she's been through. It doesn't bear thinking about but at least we can get her back for a few more years and give her a bit of love and care and attention.'

Fenland District Council dog warden Caroline Trigg, who also runs Ravenswood Pet Rescue at Walton Highway, was delighted to be able to reunite the Halls with Bonnie.

'With missing dogs, sometimes they go in the morning and are back in the afternoon – or a couple of days at most. I've never known a dog to have been gone this long before.

 

'I think Bonnie's had a hard time with the breeding side. Someone has made a lot of money out of her, which is very sad. 

'And she has clearly never been to a vet's over those six-and-a-half years or her chip would have been read.

'But being able to get her back to her loving home is wonderful – just the good news we need this year.'

The Durham family believes it was their luck that they got their dog microchipped without which they would have never reunited with their lost pet. 

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