“My wife had given her away, unbeknownst to me,”said husband/owner William Novotny said.  The family had recently moved to a condo from a single-family home. His wife has some health problems and felt the family could no longer properly care for Bella.  Novotny said his wife knew he would oppose giving the animal away — so she secretly placed an ad on Craigslist and offered the dog for free.  She then concocted the Home Depot story as a cover, he said.  Once he found out, he contacted the family who had Bella and said he gave them $750 for the dog’s return.  The Valley Indy Sentinel has the full story here…….

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