A whiff of her previous blanket was sufficient for Lola: the black Lab was again in her house owners’ arms three years after the Michigan canine disappeared on a visit to suburban Chicago.
“I really feel like I’m in a dream proper now,” Debra Mejeur stated Saturday when she and her husband, Steve, have been reunited with Lola at DuPage County Animal Companies.
Lola vanished from a fenced yard in 2017 when the Mejeurs, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, have been visiting a pal in Elk Grove Village.
The couple returned for a few month hoping to discover a canine that was specifically educated to assist Debra Mejeur in case of a seizure. The Mejeurs posted notices, received assist from volunteers and employed knowledgeable pet searcher. No luck.
DuPage County authorities received a name final week from a pair in Glendale Heights who had observed Lola the previous few years going right into a forest protect. They’d been leaving meals for the canine and earned her belief.
A microchip revealed Lola’s house owners.
“I nonetheless had an oz. of hope, I suppose, however the majority of me was pondering she had already crossed the rainbow bridge. I used to be simply utterly surprised,” Debra Mejeur stated.
Lola wagged her tail when she smelled her previous blanket. In fact, nobody is aware of how the canine survived for 3 years.
“If she might speak,” Debra Mejeur stated.