A Happy Reunion As Stolen Guide Dog Is Returned To Blind Owner After An Online Search Campaign

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When a young blind woman had her guide dog stolen, the internet stepped in, and now the pair have been reunited.

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The visually impaired woman had her guide dog stolen from her in broad daylight, from outside a shop in Moscow.

A picture of the golden Labrador, Diana, was posted online, urging the dog thief to return the pooch.

A witness said that she saw a sighted woman with the missing dog on the metro, just after the incident, and the dogs collar with contact details was later found at a nearby station.

Yulia Dyakova relies on her dog in order to get around the city on a daily basis, and the outrage from fellow Muscovites lead to search teams and investigators looking into the theft.

Eventually, Diana was discovered in a rescue shelter.

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Yulia said:

It’s Diana. Her nose, ears… Of course it’s Diana. Yes, it’s my dog. Thanks!

What can a person feel if their friend, their child is taken away? I don’t have children myself, Diana is like a child to me. I’ve been worried about her all the time. I knew what was going on with me, but I didn’t know about her, I didn’t know if she was fed and taken care of, if she was even alive.

People have been finding dogs and calling me, saying they found a similar doggie. I came at each call, and it was not Diana, it was clear for me in one moment.”

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“I know the nose of my dog. My Diana is used to me touching her nose, and she never turned away. Same thing with the ears. One time they showed me a doggie, but I said that my Diana has softer ears.

Lovely stuff!


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