Traveling ministry dog 'Dixie' found in Phoenix

PHOENIX - Dixie, a trick dog in a traveling family ministry, has been returned safely to her owners after having been missing for weeks.

According to Dixie's owner Kevin Walker, he flew from Dallas to Phoenix on Tuesday after receiving a tip on Dixie's whereabouts. 

Walker said Dixie was with a woman who had shaved her to look like a different dog. 

A repairman in the area had recognized Dixie from fliers posted throughout the neighborhood. 

Walker said the woman surrendered Dixie without incident after he showed up with police.

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