TYDD GOTE: Big Ted the Alaskan Malamute is found - and back home with owners

PUBLISHED: 19:11 29 July 2009 | UPDATED: 09:11 02 June 2010

Big Ted the Alaskan malamute is back home - to the delight of owner Michael Howling and his daughter Nikki. Picture: BRIAN PURDY  0880BP79

Big Ted the Alaskan malamute is back home - to the delight of owner Michael Howling and his daughter Nikki. Picture: BRIAN PURDY 0880BP79

BIG Ted the Alaskan malamute is back home with his Fenland owners – after he was heard crying in a garden in King s Lynn. He is home with owner Michael Howling in Tydd Gote, but has lost a lot of weight. A woman in Goodwin s Road, King s Lynn, called poli

Michael and Nikki Howling welcome back Ted after he was stolen from their home in Tydd Gote

BIG Ted the Alaskan malamute is back home with his Fenland owners - after he was heard crying in a garden in King's Lynn.

He is home with owner Michael Howling in Tydd Gote, but has lost a lot of weight.

A woman in Goodwin's Road, King's Lynn, called police on Monday about reports of a dog crying in a garden opposite her house.

Police arrived and, after a microchip was scanned, Big Ted returned home.

"I'm just so pleased he's home, and that's all that matters," said Mr Howling. "He has lost a lot of weight, but that can be sorted.

"Big Ted ate all the officers' packed lunches in the police station after he was found."

Mr Howling has now sent a bouquet to the woman who called police.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding Big Ted's theft.


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