December 20, 2014
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - A German shepherd named Astro who
has been missing from his family for more than 9 years is finally
The Geary family was shocked when they recently received a call
from an animal control officer who said that Astro had been found.
The dog went missing from the Geary family's Port St. Lucie,
Fla. home shortly after the family adopted him. Since then, they
have moved three times and ended up in Louisville, Ky.
On Jan. 29, 2009, an animal control officer in Tennessee picked
up Astro after receiving a report about a dog running loose.
Officers tracked down the family through a microchip implanted in
Dennis Geary says he wasn't sure if Astro would remember him.
But when they were reunited, the dog sat down and began licking
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