A family has been reunited with its dog after the pet was taken over the weekend.

Police shared a video appeal seeking public help for information.

After the alleged offender contacted Snowy's owner, police were able to locate the dog and return it to its owners early this morning.

The North Shore, Rodney and West Auckland Police posted to Facebook on Tuesday morning thanking the public.

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Thanks to your help, our officers in Mt Wellington were able to reunite Snowy with her very grateful owners.

After...

Posted by North Shore, Rodney & West Auckland Police on Monday, July 13, 2020

Police shared a video on Facebook where Snowy's tearful owner asked for the public to help.

While the owners were at church on Saturday night, their car was stolen with Snowy inside.

The video had over 208 shares and resulted in Snowy being reunited with its owners.

Can you help us reunite this family with their beloved pet?
Any sightings, please call 105.

Posted by North Shore, Rodney & West Auckland Police on Sunday, July 12, 2020