Puppies Returned Home

GRAVEL SWITCH, Ky. (AP) -- Jeanne Lane's nightmares of a real-life replay of the "101 Dalmatians" story has come to an end.

The passel of purloined puppies has been returned to her central Kentucky pet store.

Lane, who owns Penn's Store, says two Boyle County sheriff's deputies returned her yellow Labrador named Dixie and the dog's nine puppies on Tuesday, about a week after they disappeared.

Lane told the Danville Advocate-Messenger she's grateful for the happy ending.

Lane pleaded for the return of the litter, saying she feared someone was up to something sinister akin to "Cruella DeVille" the villain in the Disney movie.

She said she wouldn't prosecute anyone if the puppies were safely returned.

Lane says she will be giving some of the nine puppies away when they are ready. You can contact her at Penn's Store at (859)332-7715 or (859)332-7706.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by THERESA Location: FAYETTE COUNTY on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:37 AM
    I am so glad that the pups were safely returned. Me and my childern will love to have one.
  • by Carter Location: Kentucky on Jan 21, 2009 at 09:18 PM
    Please spay and neuter your pets!
  • by anon Location: ky on Jan 21, 2009 at 07:33 PM
    SPAY OR NEUTER YOUR PETS PPL!! If you want a dog, get one from a shelter and save its life!
  • by chris Location: hazard kentucky on Jan 21, 2009 at 05:15 PM
    i feel so sorry for them dogs puppies the dogs must of been so sad because they got took by someone that was meaner than a bat in a cave sucking someones blood
  • by cary mc Location: danville on Jan 21, 2009 at 03:33 PM
    Thats awesome, I'm glad they got the pups and momma dog back. I do wish the had put more details in the news did they find them or did they bring them back???????????

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