COLUMBUS, Wis. — It’s complete chaos when Chaos the dog is reunited with his owner after two long years. And it’s the sweetest thing we’ve seen in a long time.
Grab the Kleenex before you watch this one…
Identified only by his first name, Jose said he hit bottom two years ago. He was homeless, divorced and living in his car when he decided to get a puppy, who he would later name Chaos.
The name fit the dog, who was brimming with energy and grew quickly.
“Chaos helped me through so much in my life, I took him everywhere with me,” he told Winnebago County Animal Services.
While trying to get his life together, Jose asked a friend of a friend to watch Chaos. When he asked for Chaos back, that person refused.
That’s just wrong, y’all.
“I didn’t think I would ever see my dog again,” Jose said.
Two years later, Jose got a call from a Winnebago County Services employee who found Chaos in her driveway. After locating a microchip, the shelter called the number linked to it, which was Jose’s.
“I was speechless and I couldn’t stop smiling. I just couldn’t believe it,” Jose said. “I couldn’t get to the shelter fast enough.”
It took Chaos a few seconds to realize who he was, but once the pup smelled Jose’s hand he was sure, and video of the touching reunion that followed has been viewed more than a million times.
Jose said that Chaos rested his head on his shoulder during the entire hour-and-a-half drive home.
His advice for other dog owners? “Pay the microchip fee!”