"It was obvious that this was a snuggly, well-loved, well-cared-for dog," she added. "He wasn't just a throwaway."
Instead of putting Scooter into a foster home, Langford took him back to her own place. Then she scanned his microchip.
"We discovered that he is originally from Colorado," Langford said. "We tried to contact the number on the microchip, but the number was disconnected. The microchip company informed me that he'd been found in 2015 in Colorado, and then again in 2016 in St. Petersburg, Florida, and that he'd been returned to the owner, but that's all he knew. And then, all of a sudden, he's in South Carolina!"