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The woman, who wished to remain anonymous, was driving to her parents' home in Chongqing, China.
To her surprise she noticed a small dog following behind her car.
When the car stopped the motorist was greeted by an ecstatic pooch wagging its tail in excitement.
When the woman saw the dog’s eyes, she realised why he looks so familiar – it was her brother's missing pet.A video of a ‘stray dog’ being reunited with its owners has gone viral online (Image: Douyin/FB0795)
The woman's brother lost his dog six months ago.
Miraculously the dog was found when he recognised the car and started following it.
The shocked woman took the dog home in a bag and is believed to have given him a well-deserved groom.
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The woman told local media: "It was my brother's dog. He went missing for about six months.
READ MORE Cat lost for 9 YEARS who came home for final cuddles before she dieThe dog was reunited with its owners after being missing for six months (Image: Douyin/FB0795)The woman, who wished to remain anonymous, was driving to her parents' home in Chongqing, China (Image: Getty Images)
"We've searched everywhere and we couldn't find him.
"I was shocked that the dog recognised my car after all!"
The video pulled on the heart strings of many viewers with some saying the dog was incredibly lucky to be reunited with his owners.
One Douyin said: "He's a very loyal dog. It's so lucky that he didn't get snatched away."
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It’s important dog owners pay special attention to their pooch’s nails, in order to avoid their pets experiencing any problems with walking.How often a dog needs washing will depend on a number of factors (Image: GETTY) “The best way to avoid the quick growing too far into the nail is regular clipping each month.
Another wrote: "The dog did not forget his owner despite living as stray for six months! Please take good care of the dog."Additional reporting Tiffany Lo