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Mr Fox had been nicknamed Zorro by vets at Hunters Bar clinic. Photo: Hunters Bar Vets
Mr Fox had been nicknamed Zorro by vets at Hunters Bar clinic. Photo: Hunters Bar Vets
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A dog found in a Sheffield park with a microchip registered to a Spanish address has been reunited with its owner.

Owners of 'Mr Fox' - the male crossbreed who had been nicknamed 'Zorro' by the staff at Hunters Bar Veterinary Clinic before he was found - picked up their beloved dog at around 1.30pm today.

The vets were concerned when they realised the dog's microchip was registered to a Spanish address. Photo: Hunters Bar Vets

The vets were concerned when they realised the dog's microchip was registered to a Spanish address. Photo: Hunters Bar Vets

A woman and her two children picked up their much-loved pet after seeing a Facebook post calling for the owner to come forward which had been shared almost 1,400 times.

A receptionist at the vets said: "She came in and obviously she was thrilled to bits."

She added that Mr Fox himself 'went mad' when he saw his family.

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It had been thought that 'Zorro's' microchip had not been updated properly since the address registered on it was a Spanish one.

But Mr Fox's family live in Spain and were just visiting.

The dog was brought to the vets by a woman who found him in Bingham Park, Sheffield, yesterday.

The vets are unable to keep dogs for longer than 24 hours and were preparing to pass Mr Fox on to the dog warden.

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