Authorities Find Owner of Dog Who Was Wandering on Highway

UPDATE: Vermont state police say the dog's owner has been found. Troopers are thanking the public for their help, and the investigation is ongoing.

Earlier story below:

A good Samaritan and his family helped rescue a small, young dog in the middle of a Vermont highway, according to state police.

The dog was in the middle of I-89 near the Waterbury rest area Wednesday afternoon when it was rescued.

Troopers say the family that rescued the male dog circled back to the rest area in an attempt to find its owner, but had no luck.

Officials are currently trying to determine whether the dog has a microchip.

If you know this dog's owner, you're asked to call Vermont State Police's Williston barracks at 802-878-7111.

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