If you don't know about the breed of dog known as the German Short Haired Pointer, you are missing a wonderful dog.  The picture here is not the one in the story, but you should definitely check out the video below, after the article.

This past weekend, a news crew spotted a dog that was reported as kidnapped from its owner after they were filming at the scene, according to WHDH.com.

On Friday, the dog's owner called Cambridge police and reported his 13-month-old German Short Haired Pointer as missing.  7News showed up to cover the story later that day.  While they were filming, they saw a dog fitting his description, stopped the man that was walking him, and called the cops.  The man walking the dog said that it all was a misunderstanding.

Kyle Gariepy, 29, of Boston said in the WHDH report:

He was just barking in the car and I walked past the car and I thought it was supposed to be a dog I was dog walking.  It wasn’t a kidnapping it was just a simple mistake.

Police said that Gariepy never called the dog's owner who had his phone number on the dog tags.  Gariepy said that he did try to call, but the phone was broken.  Gariepy was arrested and charged with larceny, breaking and entering into a car to commit a felony.

The dog's owner, Greg Siesczkiewicz is very grateful for the news crew for keeping their eyes open.

I'm not saying that I don't believe the guy who said it was all a mistake, but c'mon.  REALLY hard to believe that it's all just a mistake after you hadn't called the number on the dog tag 24 hours later.  You just took a barking dog from someone's car?  Who does that?  I will admit, however, that I do not like seeing dogs in cars for any amount of time, no matter what the weather.  I just get nervous for them.  Maybe I feel their doggie anxiety or something.

Whatever the case may be, I'm just glad that the dog is reunited with it's owner.  Good job, 7News!

 

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