Diesel the dog is back.
Diesel's Australian owners, the McDonald family, last saw the dog when he was just a pup. They came home one afternoon to discover the six-month-old Staffordshire terrier had run away.
"We spent a solid month looking for him after work, after school, at weekends. The boys were resigned to the fact that he was gone for good," owner Samantha McDonald said.
"The pound had my number and I was still calling them three to four times a week. We thought about buying a new pup but we also didn't want to show our boys that pets are just replaceable."
On Sunday night, the McDonalds received an unexpected phone call from the Animal Emergency Service: Diesel had been found on the side of the road in Southport, Queensland.
"I was overwhelmed," McDonald said. "I began to get emotional…I had to pass my phone over to [myRead More »from Australian family to be reunited with family dog — two years after he ran away