Seeing guide dog gets microchip

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –The owner of the seeing guide dog that was stolen this week got her dog microchipped at the Animal Resource Center.

Sheryl Williams took her Rottweiler, Diamond, to the Animal Resource Center Saturday to get the microchip implant.

Diamond was stolen from Williams’ North Irwin Street back yard while it was outside to go to the bathroom this week. Williams is visually impaired and the dog is trained to assist her.

Diamond was found a couple of days later after a man who bought the dog on Craigslist recognized it as Williams’ dog.

Bonnie Ritchie is accused of stealing the dog and then selling it.

Williams made the decision to get her dog microchipped so an incident like this never happens to her again. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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