Delta Airlines Finally Found The Dog It Lost In Atlanta 3 Weeks Ago

Maia the lost Delta dog
Maia the lost Delta dog

Well, this one is pretty scary even if it does have a happy-ish ending. A dog belonging to a Delta passenger has been found at the Atlanta airport after it went missing three weeks ago. Maia, a chihuahua mix, reportedly escaped her kennel and was later discovered hiding near the North Cargo facility. According to the airline, she was “tired but in apparent good health,” and “she was transported to a vet and is expected to return home soon.”

According to The Independent, Maia went missing in mid-August after border control denied the owner, Paula Rodriguez, entry into the country. She was forced to return to her home country, the Dominican Republic, but first, she had to spend the night at an airport detention center that didn’t allow her to keep Maia with her. The next day, the dog was missing, and Rodriguez was forced to fly home without her.

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