Rusty went missing eight years ago after thieves snatched him from his yard.
His devastated family spent months searching for their beloved Siberian Husky, hoping that someone would find him and scan the micro-chip embedded in the dog. As years passed, the family lost hope.
That changed with a very unexpected phone call on Tuesday. A shelter in Downey had found Rusty and identified him using the micro-chip. The overjoyed Pedroza family quickly brought Rusty home to Lynwood.
Back in the safety of his home, Rusty is enjoying a proper spoiling, collecting hugs and kisses at every opportunity, and inhaling treats. Raw footage below shows the Pedroza family greeting him and showering him with affection.
Thanks to a microchip, after nearly a decade of sadness, the Pedroza family is whole once again. Rusty is home for good.