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Missing Dog Found After Stoughton Kennel Break-In

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Police say Pamela Dowd broke in to Stoughton Groomers and stole two dogs.

Police say Pamela Dowd broke in to Stoughton Groomers and stole two dogs.

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STOUGHTON (CBS) – A Stoughton woman is facing animal cruelty and other charges after an alleged alcohol-fueled break-in at the Stoughton Groomers Wednesday night.

Police say Pamela Dowd broke in and stole two dogs.

On her way out, she left the gate open and several dogs got loose.

WBZ-TV’s Paul Burton reports

One was hit by a car on Route 27 and had to be put down.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Lana Jones reports

Another dog, a 3-year old Havanese named Happy was missing for two days, but turned up alive late Friday afternoon.

Happy’s owner, Jim Bannister rushed back from vacation in Maine and had been searching the area ever since.

“He was laying up undernealth a bush resting and they were playing with him,” said Bannister of the people who found his dog. “They brought him to another womans house and this neighbor recognized everyone was looking for him.”

“He is totally exhausted and filthy but he appears to be alright,” Bannister added.

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