Stray dog desperately wants stuffed unicorn, tries to steal it multiple times, animal control buys it

A stray dog in North Carolina knew exactly what it wanted and it was not taking no for an answer. Luckily, an animal control officer with a big heart made the dog’s dream come true.

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A pup kept breaking into a Dollar General in Duplin County to take a large purple stuffed unicorn. Animal control was called to take the pilfering pup away, but before the dog was taken to the pound, the officer purchased the beloved toy for the dog.

An image of the dog laying its head on his new best friend was shared on the county’s animal services Facebook page.

This is what happens when you break into the dollar general consistently to steal the purple unicorn that you layed...

Posted by Duplin County Animal Services on Monday, March 22, 2021

Some commenters on the post speculated that maybe the dog had an owner who had a similar stuffed animal.

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The dog was available for adoption and, according to his description, is “sassy with other dogs and will not tolerate any back talk” but is obedient with people and “knows how to sit, lay, heel and loves unicorns from Dollar General.”