VIDEO: Footage of Atlas being reunited with his family is beyond heartwarming

Josh Duncan | March 14, 2019 in Must See Video

Local Community Advertising

The entire Okanagan and beyond breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday when news broke of Atlas returning home.

The 18-month-old golden retriever was stolen from a fenced Kelowna yard on Saturday night, leaving his family heartbroken and searching for answers.

Photo Credit: Taylor Galt
Taylor Galt and his dog Atlas.

Word of the situation spread like wildfire and it soon seemed like tens of thousands of eyes were on the lookout for any sign of the dog.

On Wednesday, thanks to all the work from the public and the local RCMP, Atlas was reunited with his family in a Penticton Shell station parking lot.

As if everyone wasn’t happy enough with the outcome, Atlas’ owner Taylor Galt made everyone’s heart even happier on Wednesday night when he shared footage of his reunion with Atlas.

The retriever hops out of a police car in that Shell station parking lot and barrels right towards Galt.

His happy whines are enough to bring tears to anyone’s eyes, Atlas gives Galt a big hug, gets some well deserved belly scratches and can, for obvious reasons, barely contain his excitement.

Talk about a happy ending!

Local Community Advertising

Trending Stories

Add these new waterfront camping domes in BC to your bucket list

Florida police launch homicide investigation after Canadian couple found dead

Dog food voluntary recall expanded for elevated levels of vitamin D

BC SPCA seizes 46 ‘distressed’ horses from Okanagan property

UPDATE: 26-year-old man charged with attempted murder, assault in stabbing of Montreal priest

Flight meant for Germany ends up in Scotland by mistake

Bad Tattoo Brewing goes reptilian with delicious new crocodile pizza

Here’s the average cost of rent in major Canadian cities for March 2019