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New Jersey police drive 650 miles to reunite dog with owner

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WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Two police officers have driven 650 miles from New Jersey to South Carolina to reunite a dog with its owner.

Wall Township Patrolman Frank Kuhl last month responded to a call from a man from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in a disabled vehicle who needed medical attention. The man also had a basset hound named Bella.

Kuhl took the dog to the Monmouth County Humane Society, which could only hold Bella for seven days before placing her up for adoption.

Bella’s other owner couldn’t make the trip to New Jersey, so the patrolman made arrangements to keep the dog with his family for two weeks.

Kuhl and another patrolman reunited Bella with her family Aug. 4.

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