Shelter uses technology to reunite pets, owners
Vacaville resident Susan Landry pets her 13-year-old dog Gretchen on August 7, 2014. The dog ran away recently but Landry was able to locate her and pick her up from the Solano County Animal Care facility. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — Susan Landry of Browns Valley lost her dog.
"I don't know how the pound caught her,” Landry said. "She is very shy with people."
Landry's dog, 13-year-old Gretchen, took off running from Landry's mother's house on an early Saturday morning.
"This is the first time she ever did something like this,” Landry said. "She just turned and ran. My son and I searched all day."
The search continued on the Internet, where they looked for lost dogs in the area because someone told her that they saw a post about a dog that matched the description of Gretchen. Continue Reading