This brown and white Bulldog wearing a faded orange collar was first spotted walking along Waltoffer Avenue, and then on Barbara Court, both in North Bellmore.
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According to Jeannine Perrin, who found the pooch, he is safe and seemingly healthy and happy, but was "missing his family."
The police had been notified, but the dog, now known as Diesel, has been returned home.
Perrin added that a family friend saw the message on Bellmore Patch's Facebook page, and they called the family to alert them about Diesel's recovery.
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