Family finally reunited with beloved Buddy the dog SEVEN YEARS after he went missing during San Diego wildfires that destroyed their home
John Hartman and his family lost their home during the devastating fires of 2007 in California
He and his wife moved to Oklahoma but recently returned to San Diego to visit their son
By chance they received a call from San Diego Animal Services saying that Buddy had been found thanks to his microchip
A beloved dog who vanished during the huge firestorm which engulfed San Diego in 2007 has been reunited with his family.
John Hartman and his family not only lost their home during the firestorm but also their black Labrador retriever Buddy.
Soon after the fires, someone found the two-year-old Lab and took him to a vet’s office but the dog escaped. The Hartmans moved to Oklahoma but never gave up on their beloved Buddy.
John Hartman and his wife were reunited with their dog Buddy after seven years after losing his during the devastating San Diego wildfires in which the couple lost their home
However by an amazing stroke of luck, the Hartmans received a call from the Department of Animal Services during a recent trip to San Diego to see their son. Long-lost Buddy, now ten, had been found.
The dog had been found running loose in the Imperial Beach neighborhood and was dropped off at Gaines Street Animal Shelter on March 28.