Speedy the Chihuahua goes on 2 year sabbaticalUPDATED 3:21 AM HST Apr 04, 2014Video Transcript
THE METRO. TONIGHT -- "SPEEDY" -- IS BACK HOME. THAT CHIHUAHUA HAS BEEN MISSING FOR TWO YEARS. JUST WHERE ALL HE'S BEEN IS A MYSTERY. BUT SPEEDY'S SPRINT AROUND THE AREA ENDED ON THE O-U CAMPUS. HIS RETURN HOME -- IS NEW AT 10. THIS IS "SPEEDY", THE CHIHUAHUA. WHERE HE'S BEEN FOR THE PAST TWO-YEARS .. NO ONE KNOWS. SO WHEN HIS OWNER GOT THE CALL HE WAS ALIVE--- LORI WHITTON / SPEEDY'S OWNER CLIP 15 - 10:03:56 "Disbelief at first and then just pure joy. Just the happiest I have ever been in a long time because we really mourned speedy being gone. He's a special dog." 10:04:08 "SPEEDY" ESCAPED FROM HIS NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA CITY BACKYARD, JANUARY 2012. LORI WHITTON / SPEEDY'S OWNER CLIP 15 - 10:04:40 "We tried everything we knew to find him and he just vanished. When I got that call, we couldn't believe it. I was pretty happy." 10:04:49 O-U STUDENTS FOUND HIM ON THE NORMAN CAMPUS TWO-WEEKS AGO, AND TOOK HIM TO ANIMAL WELFARE. WORKERS FOUND SPEEDY'S MICROCHIP AND TRACKED DOWN LORI WHITTON. SHE SURPRISED HER HUSBAND, WITH THE GOOD NEWS. LORI WHITTON / SPEEDY'S OWNER 10:05:09 "walked in the house and had speedy and after I picked my husband off the floor we had a wonderful reunion. It was quite a shock for him. He's a heart patient I shouldn't have done that" 10:05:20 LORI SAYS SHE KNEW FOR SURE IT WAS "SPEEDY", AS SOON AS SHE SAW HIM. HIS LITTLE TONGUE ALWAYS STICKS OUT...!