Girl says her dog returned home after 8 years

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GIBSONVILLE, NC (WGHP) — Jack Russell terriers are known for being smart but there is one in Gibsonville that may be one of the smartest after he found his way home after being gone for eight years.

Jessica Reid got Junior on Christmas morning back in 2004and he was the only thing on her Christmas list.

“I woke up to him licking my face. I was so happy, so happy I was crying,” remembers Jessica Reid, Junior’s owner.

For about a year, Junior fit right into the Reid family and their morning routine.

“We let him out to go potty before we left and when we went to let him back in he wasn’t there and we couldn’t find him and we looked and looked,” said Jessica.

Read the full story and see how he made it home here: Dog missing for 8 years finds its way home to Gibsonville