Wal Mart Stores : Taken in Kentucky 3 years ago, found thousands of miles away, poodle mix going home
"They were quite shocked, and literally -- when we confirmed Trixie was healthy and happy -- were screaming with joy."
The couple almost couldn't believe what they were hearing, because they really didn't expect to see Trixie again. "We don't know what happened to her and still can only assume or guess," he said. The family has never been to
Trixie, who's 13 years old, will be driven to
Who'll be waiting for her? "I know they have a teenage daughter who this puppy was given to her first week of kindergarten,"Jackson said.
Animal Services Officer
The family has paid for the plane ticket and is covering expenses to get Trixie home. . "We know that four-legged family members are just as important as the two-legged family members," Jackson said in a TPD news release.
Crews said his wife is "a full card-carrying animal lover as you can be." Trixie will be returning to a household that includes three other dogs and three cats. That's about the same as when she left, Crews said, though "Trixie's sister has passed on since," but the family got another dog during her absence.
The Crewses told Jackson they've had a little shrine set up in their home since she disappeared. They planned to leave it in place, she said, until the little dog again sets paw in the house, safe and sound.
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