WOODRIDGE, Ill. (WBBM) — The Anti-Cruelty Society is stepping in to try to find a stolen dog – and reunite him with his family in Woodridge.

As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Steve Miller reports, it has been almost a week since Remy, the 3 1/2-year-old shih-tzu-poodle mix, was taken by burglars from his family’s home in Woodridge – cage and all.

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Police can’t figure out why. Remy isn’t purebred and isn’t worth a lot for resale; he was adopted from an out-of-state home.

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Now, the Anti-Cruelty Society is getting involved. President Dr. Robyn Barbiers says the agency will be a go-between to appeal to the thieves’ better angels.

“Bring it to us, no questions asked, and we will get the dog reunited with the family,” Barbiers said.

Three and a half years ago, the Anti-Cruelty Society did the same thing to try to get Reba the dog back after she was stolen from her owner in the Loop. The tactic worked.

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Besides Remy, the Woodridge thief or thieves took some electronics, some liquor and two china cups, Woodridge police Sgt. Tom Stefanson said earlier this week.