Woman Shocked To Discover Elderly Dog She Adopted Used To Be Hers

A woman who recently adopted an elderly dog was shocked to discover that the dog used to be hers…the dog, a Pomeranian mix named Chloe, was Nicole Grimes’ childhood companion. According to CBS Pittsburgh, Grimes’ received little Chloe as a gift from her Nana when she was a 10-year-old little girl.

For several years, Chloe and Nicole were the best of friends…but everything changed when Nicole’s dad got a new job. Grimes explained, “My dad had gotten a job, and it was work from home. And when she was very young, she was like loud and everything.” Chloe was taken to an animal shelter…and for the next eight years, her whereabouts were unknown to the family she was initially raised with.

So how did Chloe wind up in Nicole’s arms once again? Grimes explained:

“A few days ago, one of my Facebook friends made a posting that she needed to re-home an elderly dog, and I look at the picture and think, hmmmm…, that looks kind of familiar. And then I read the name Chloe and was like that’s really odd.”

Grimes adopted Chloe – still not realizing that the familiar looking pooch was the same pet that she had as a child. Things began to click when Nicole recognized the all-too-familiar way that the elderly dog was behaving. “New Chloe” acted so much like “young Chloe” that Nicole decided to get the dog scanned for a microchip. Sure enough, the embedded microchip confirmed what Nicole already knew in her heart, the senior dog was the same dog that had been her childhood companion. She said, “This is my dog from when I was a little girl. It’s just the craziest thing.”

Welcome home Chloe!

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Penny Eims

Penny is a freelance writer who provided content to her National Dog News column at Examiner.com for 8 years. She is a current contributor to Fido Friendly Magazine, as well as a newly formed website, Pet Rescue Report. Penny is married and she has two rescued German shepherds and two kids.

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