EATONTOWN, New Jersey -- A dog was stolen from an adoption center in New Jersey on Christmas Eve.
The Monmouth County SPCA is now desperate to find the dog called 'Tub Tub' - a 9-year-old Pomeranian.
The SPCA's executive director says animal facilities are busy before the holidays with people looking to adopt, so staff didn't realize Tub Tub was gone until his adoptive owner came in to pick him up.
The shelter said in a Facebook post that his microchip has been reported stolen, and it is now checking cameras to see if they can identify the Grinch who took him.
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Dog stolen from adoption center on Christmas Eve