When a deputy from the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office found the dog, now known as Susie, guarding a body inside a house, he assumed she was protecting her owner. He posted a photo of the loyal pet on Twitter and Facebook with the caption, “Scared, but this little pup survived.”
The image and the story—reported on Yahoo News—quickly spread across the Web. The sheriff’s office then noted that the animal had been taken to a shelter and that the deputy who found her wanted to adopt her.
That’s when Sheila Collins popped up.
Collins commented on the Facebook page: “Please don’t adopt Susie Collins. She is my brother Curtis’ dog and he is alive and the only reason he is not well is that he is looking for Susie.”
It turns out the 12-year-old schipperke-border collie mix still had a home.
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