New York City

NYC Man Reunited With Dog He Lost Six Years Ago

Was found after new owner took the dog to a vet, who read the info on the pet's microchip


A pet owner's happy reunion Thursday with his long-lost dog left a Queens man — who has been caring for the pooch for nearly six years — in tears.

Ben Choi got his Pekingese, Buddy, back after 78-year-old Alfred Hayek was coaxed into handing the canine over by two private detectives who negotiated the release.