SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida pet owner is relieved after both of her precious animals were found after running from a frightening car accident.
Angel and Sparkle are now both recovered.
Just before 6 p.m., Tuesday, Angel was recovered from the wooded area she fled into, Saturday night.
Both dogs are now safe thanks to those at Bruno Happy Dogs in Southwest Ranches. Sparkle was found Monday morning roaming around the neighborhood, about two miles from the crash site.
With the help of Sparkle, they were able to recover Angel the next day.
“They’re together?” asked owner Gwen McClellan on the phone.
“They’re together,” responded Helena Nunez of Bruno Happy Dogs with a giggle. “Actually that’s how we were able to get Angel, ’cause Angel went to Sparkle.”
Angle and Sparkle’s owner was able to hear that her dogs, two black labrador mixes, were found safe, Tuesday.
“Very slowly with a lot of calm, we went towards her, and immediately when we touched her, she was just like giving kisses and licking, it seems like she comes from a very lovable family, and you can see that from first glance,” Helena Nunez said upon first finding Sparkle.
The dogs first went missing Saturday night, after the crash happened along Sheridan Street, near Northwest 130th Avenue.
Her four dogs were with her in the van. Two were recovered, but her two labradors mixes, Angel and Sparkle, ran off.
Sparkle was in good hands at Bruno Happy Dogs.
“So, our first piece of information, of course, was the collar that had her name and the phone number, so we first contacted that,” Nunez said.
After watching her story on 7News, Nunez said they made the connection.
“Hi, Gwen, how are you? I’m calling from Bruno Happy Dogs. We just want to let you know that Sparkle is with us,” Nunez said.
7News was there when she told McClellan that Sparkle had been found and is safe.
“I really thank you very much, I really really do. I don’t know what to say. I’m just so happy they found her,” McClellan said on the phone.
They told McClellan that they are happy to take care of Sparkle as she recovers.
McClellan told 7News she is grateful that Bruno Happy Dogs will be able to house Sparkle and Angel for now.
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