PITTSBURGH — (WTAE/CNN) - A Palm Beach County woman was finally reunited with her dog who has been missing for more than 12 years.
The dog was found more than 1,000 miles away in Pennsylvania.
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Katheryn Strang, who lives in Boca Raton, said her 14-year-old fox terrier, named Dutchess, was lost in February 2007.
Dutchess suddently turned up last week in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, shivering under a shed.
The dog was taken to an animal shelter where a microchip revealed the owner.
Strang was contacted and was so excited she immediately made plans to drive more than 18-hours to Pittsburgh, arriving Friday.
"Disbelief. It's gut-wrenching, (but) now I'm happy," said Strang.
It's unknown how Dutchess made it all the way from South Florida to Pittsburgh.