On Jan. 22, hundreds of animals including chickens, roosters, rabbits, exotic birds, potbellied pigs, ducks, geese, cats and dogs were found in a home in Spring in one of the top five worst cases of living conditions the Houston SPCA said they have ever seen.
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Wrangler, a 3-year-old Great Pyrenees, who was discovered inside a wire crate in the backyard of the home, turned out to be the only animal that was microchipped.
The dog was registered to Ryland Brown, a U.S. Air Force airman currently serving in Spokane, Washington.
Brown said a friend had given Wrangler away after he left for basic training, and he had eventually given up hope in ever finding him again.
On Friday, Wrangler was on his way from Bush Intercontinental Airport to Washington to be reunited with Brown.
I 👏 love 👏 this 👏 story 👏— Courtney Fischer (@CourtneyABC13) February 14, 2020
Wrangler was rescued from bad conditions 3wks ago and ***thanks to his microchip*** @HoustonSPCA found Wrangler’s owner in Washington—a vet who has been missing his baby for 3 YRS!
Best #ValentinesDay for the vet — Wrangler is coming home! #abc13 pic.twitter.com/WOPR6Jwrji
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