By Liz Kreutz

A California woman has been reunited with her French bulldog after he was found in Mexico a month after going missing.

Debbie Campbell’s dog, Brody, wandered out of her Bay Area home on Feb. 3 and had been missing ever since, ABC7 reports. Her family launched an extensive search, but to no avail, told the station.

Campbell had nearly given up hope when she received a call last week from a man in Tijuana who said he believed he had Brody, she told the news station.

“‘[Brody] has a tattoo. Can you show us a picture of his tattoo?'” Debbie said she asked Benjamin Gonzalez, who reached out to her after finding Brody. “And the minute he did I knew it was my dog. He had his tattoo.”

No one is sure how Brody ended up in Mexico, but Gonzalez said that he purchased the dog for $1,000 from someone selling him on the street, ABC7 reports.

Gonzalez didn’t know his new dog was someone’s missing dog until he was showing him off to his family that lives in the Bay Area, he said.

They showed him photos they’d seen on social media from Campbell and her family asking for help finding Brody, according to the station.

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