Lori Tritel was overjoyed to be reunited with her precious pooch Josie.
A pet owner who was devastated when her dog went missing for nearly two months after escaping from a Culver City boarding facility got the happy ending she had badly wanted: a reunion with her precious pooch.
Lori Tritel was reunited with her dog “Josie,” a Border Collie mix, about two weeks ago after an exhaustive search that ended up costing her thousands of dollars, she told KTLA on Saturday.
Josie went missing on April 18 after she jumped over a 12-foot-high fence while in the care of Doggie Central.
Tritel, who was at the facility at the time in another room and had watched in horror as her dog jumped the fence, was devastated when Josie escaped.
Kuma the dog
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“My dog has been missing for four years. He got stolen off the beach at Sunset and after a year I gave up looking for him. I never received any information. Not a single call. Nothing, no trace of him. After four years all of the sudden I get a phone call,” said Rochelle Ballard, professional surfer and yoga instructor with Surf Into Yoga.
That call late Sunday night from a family on 16th Avenue in Kaimuki saying they found her dog. It had come right up to the screen door. Continue reading