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Lost Dog Found Through Monrovia Patch!

The owners of this half pug, half beagle found their dog after a neighbor saw Kiwi on Patch.

UPDATE: A neighbor found Kiwi and contacted the owner through Patch. Read the comments below to see how the good news transpired!

We lost our dog this evening. She is 2 years old and is a Puggle (half Pug half Beagle). Her name is Kiwi. It was around 8pm Friday evening. We live on McKinley Pl.

Please Call: 626-233-1790 or 626-233-1791

--Mindy Minogue

debbie August 11, 2012 at 05:14 AM
We got a call last friday from mpd asking if we lost our dog. found near mountain described as part beagle. mpd was going through the licenses on file trying to find the owner
Jennifer Ary August 11, 2012 at 05:17 AM
Have you checked with the police? There was a small dog running loose near the park in Duarte that an officer was trying to corner. I couldn't quite tell what kind of dog it was.
Rebecca August 11, 2012 at 07:26 AM
Hi we have her here at our home on Crescent Drive ,up a couple streets from you. She's a sweetie and looks fine. She was wandering around Hillcrest and followed us and our 3 dogs home around 9 this evening.SO glad to see this! Call Becki or Rick 241- 7730
Mindy M. August 11, 2012 at 09:34 AM
Thank you soooo very much for taking her in. We will call in the am.
Karen Drylie August 11, 2012 at 02:18 PM
Patch is a wonderful tool for the community! By posting this pic quickly you helped a family big time!!! Thank you for being available to us all!
Sheri Hensley August 11, 2012 at 02:51 PM
Lucky Kiwi. Kudos to Patch and caring neighbors!
Nathan McIntire (Editor) August 11, 2012 at 03:20 PM
This is terrific news!!
Bjo Trimble August 11, 2012 at 03:31 PM
Now THIS is what local social media is all about! Working for and with people, not just spreading rumors or sharing jokes! It is also what an online newspaper should be doing, and I'm glad to see that you folks have reached out to the community to such good effect. I am so relieved that Kiwi is home again. -- Bjo Trimble
Ninja Girl August 11, 2012 at 03:55 PM
awesome news!
Monique August 11, 2012 at 04:32 PM
Yay for Kiwi and her owners!! A happy ending! And I have to second what "Bjo" said, this is what social media is all about! Helping people. Thanks Patch for allowing your community members to spread the word on stuff like this. Happy Weekend to all!
Margaret Angerer August 11, 2012 at 05:36 PM
I agree!!! This is what social media is all about! Helping people. Thanks Patch!!!
Kate K. August 11, 2012 at 06:46 PM
YAAAAY!!!! this is the BEST use of social media ever!!!! And also a good reason why licensing & chipping our dogs (and cats) is SO IMPORTANT! Congratulations, Kiwi, on a safe return from your adventure! Congrats to Mindy and family for getting their beloved fur-child back!
Janie Duncan August 11, 2012 at 10:53 PM
Happy ending.
Mindy M. August 12, 2012 at 04:21 AM
A huge thanks to Nathan for posting her picture and information so quickly and to the wonderful family who took her in for the evening, we are forever grateful. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!
genevieve August 12, 2012 at 02:54 PM
Such good news! PLEASE animal owners, put your phone # around your pet's neck. It is so simple and such a quick way to reunite with your precious pet.
Elizabeth Chase August 12, 2012 at 03:26 PM
Reiterating Kate K.'s suggestion: Please microchip your pets, too!
Louise Bialik October 12, 2012 at 12:09 AM
Found female cockapoo-chi mix, small dog, black and white short curly hair. Running along Mayflower near Lime Street in Monrovia during thunder storm, Thursday, October 11, at 3PM. No collar.
Louise Bialik October 12, 2012 at 06:01 AM
Took found dog for a walk in opposite direction where found, six blocks up hill and through alley ways three more blocks.... Incredibly, she found her way home! A happy outcome. Doggie and family reunited.

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