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Stolen Staffie Comes Home In Time for Christmas

by Katherine

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Over a year ago, Joules a Staffordshire Bull Terrier from Middlesex, went missing. Her owner, Liz Wilson-Roberts, searched for her pet, but after not finding the dog, the pet owner convinced herself that her dog was forever gone. Well, a few weeks back, Joules and Wilson-Roberts were once again reunited, all thanks to the dog’s microchip.

Joules reunited with her family.
Joules reunited with her family.


When the dog went missing, the pet owner believed the dog had been stolen for use in dog fighting rings, and the dog owner’s assumptions were not wrong. However, instead of using the staffie as a bait dog, she was used for breeding.

Joules was found in Yeovil and her rescuer took her to Wyndham Hill Veterinary Surgery. There, veterinarians determined the dog had recently given birth, but sadly no puppies were found with her.

Because of the dog’s microchip a reunion was made possible. South Somerset District Council’s Enforcement Officers contacted Wilson-Roberts who was more than happy to learn her long lost friend had been found.

“I am absolutely delighted to have her back after a year,” Wilson-Roberts told Yeovil Express. “My five-year-old daughter is ecstatic. It has certainly made her Christmas.”

Merry Christmas Joules!