Snoop Dogg reunited with his lost dog Frank, promises gifts to 'lovely couple' who found it
Snoop Dogg was overjoyed to announce that his pet dog Frank had been safely returned to him after he went missing over the weekend in South LA. The 50-year-old rapper had previously made appeals to his fans to help locate his missing dog. The rapper shared flyers with a picture of the Grey French bulldog along with his last known location on Instagram and even offered a reward in exchange for his safe return.
"I want to thank you all for returning the dog back to us. We appreciate that Frank made his way back home," said Snoop Dogg in a video posted on Instagram on Tuesday, February 1. He continued 'We appreciate all the love and the support we got on Instagram to get the dog back.'
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The rapper tagged the guy who found Frank in the caption of his video, "Thank you @ganderwess.stupid for reuniting us back with our dog," he wrote. He concluded the video by appreciating the 'couple' who returned the dog and said he plans to repay them for reuniting him with Frank. "And to the lovely couple that brought the dog back, I got some gifts for y’all for looking out," he added.
Snoop got Frank back within two days of posting about the missing dog to a family of 67.5 million followers. The dog had gotten away on Sunday, January 30 in southern Los Angeles. "Our dog Frank went missing on January 30th 2022 in South LA (49th St/ Figueroa)' Snoop shared in an urgent post. 'If you see him please DM me at @reyg213," he added.
The rapper is known for his love for dogs, in 2019 he had offered to give a permanent home to the dog who was abandoned by his owner just days before Christmas and shares the same name as the rapper, according to reports. It wasn’t a surprise when hundreds of people came forward to adopt Snoop, the rapper also joined in and expressed his desire to take the dog home. The dog was cruelly abandoned at the side of a road by its owner.
That dog was a Staffordshire bull terrier, who was named Snoop by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) staff. The abandoned bull terrier reportedly tried to get back inside the vehicle of the owner by jumping up at the window, but the driver of the car did not open the door, an act that was caught on CCTV.