PENDLETON, Ore. A Siberian husky missing from his Phoenix owners since April is heading home from eastern Oregon.
Nine-year-old Kane disappeared from Leanne Saunders home one night. Saunders assumes he was stolen.
The East Oregonian reported a Pendleton woman saw the husky wearing a leash on Dec. 10 and called police. The dog was put in the pound for a week, then turned over to a local animal-welfare group.
Saunders had put up signs around Phoenix, but every lead turned into a dead end.
A member of the Pendleton Humane Society tracked down Saunders using the dog s identity chip, made more difficult because Saunders had moved and changed her name since the chip was installed.
When she saw a picture of Kane, she knew he was hers.