Duncan the Daredevil

Energetic and enthusiastic, Duncan the Lakeland Terrier was always looking for adventure — and one day his wish was granted!

Duncan’s owners hired landscapers to help with the yard, but during their visit, they forgot to close the gate. And later in the afternoon when Duncan was let out to use the bathroom, the gate was still open. It didn’t take long for Duncan to go explore the neighborhood!

“I was in an intense meeting at work when my phone started receiving multiple calls and messages” said Ray, Duncan’s owner. “I peeked at one of the messages and saw Duncan’s name and my heart sank. It said, ‘Your Lakeland Terrier Dog Duncan has been found,’ with two numbers to call, AKC Reunite and the person who found him. I didn’t even know Duncan was missing!”

In disbelief, Ray called the neighbor, who was several blocks away, and learned that Duncan had showed up at her house, panting and caked in mud. She saw his AKC Reunite collar tag and immediately called the number, who then contacted Ray.

“Fortunately, Duncan always wears an AKC Reunite tag on his collar, so she was able to get in touch with me right away” said Ray. “My wife went over and retrieved Duncan, who was muddier than we have ever seen! Thank you AKC Reunite!”


Toby the Neighborhood Tourist

Toby the Chow Chow went missing one day from his yard. Eleven days later, out of nowhere, Toby returned!With the dangers of busy streets and speeding cars, pet theft, and other loose animals, Toby was lucky to have made it home unscathed. But if Toby becomes a frequent flyer and makes wandering away from home a habit, he might not be as fortunate. That’s why AKC Reunite is here 24/7 to protect dogs like Toby that could wander. At AKC Reunite, we encourage all pet owners to increase their pet’s protection by enrolling them with our recovery service, so we can notify pet owners when their lost pet has been found!

Max’s Big Day Out

Max the domestic long-hair saved one of his nine lives! Since he is an indoor cat, he doesn’t wear a collar, which was problematic when he escaped.

The Three Husk-A-Teers!

Did you know dogs can also be swayed by peer pressure? One of our microchipped and enrolled pet owners found this out quickly when three of her five dogs went missing one night.

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