Social media helps La Crosse residents reunite misplaced puppy with out-of-town proprietor

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – When an in excess of-the-highway truck driver’s canine disappeared on La Crosse’s northside, he turned to social media for enable. An military of volunteers combed the town to come across the chihuahua. Practically a week later- they did.

Of all the miles he’s traveled, trucker Arlen Foss Junior has under no circumstances been happier to make a pit cease.

“Every time my cell phone rang or my telephone dinged, I thought this is it. This is it,” stated Arlen.

The Illinois gentleman was in La Crosse not long ago for a memorial company when his beloved chihuahua, Peanut, ran away.

Just after many times of exploring, Arlen experienced to get back again on the highway with out his beloved co-pilot.

“That was the most difficult matter.”

“We are never ever apart.”

Arlen shared his tale on social media and La Crosse people jumped into motion.

Arlen reported, “I swear ¾ of the town of La Crosse was hunting for him.”

Volunteers like Pam Culver retained track of peanut sightings, chasing the tiny escape artist across the town.

“I was usually a few of hrs behind him,” mentioned Pam.

Seven times afterwards, Pam and many others somehow spotted peanut sleeping under a log.

Arlen was 700 miles away and created a U-turn back to La Crosse to reunite with his greatest mate.

“We bought him residence.”

Tears of pleasure and gratitude.

“Thank you to the entire city of La Crosse for encouraging,” reported Arlen.

Thankful peanut is back in the passenger seat so they can strike the road alongside one another.

“We received him house.”