Snow, cold weather contribute to lost pets who forget their way home
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Animal control officers say the persistent cold and snow has caused an increase in the number of lost dogs.
Nicholas Diaz was lucky to be reunited with his German Shepherd after she got away from the house Saturday and didn't come home.
"I went out and left the door open and she went with me," he says. "And then she just disappeared. I tried to look for her all around."