MIDLAND, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – A California dog lost in Michigan for two years is finally heading back to his forever home.

Snowball came to Midland with his owner back in 2018.

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His owner says during the visit, Snowball wandered off and she had left without him.

Last year, a woman found him in a wooded area and started feeding him.

For her, it was a daily routine.

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“And within about five minutes he’d show up across the street from my house, and we went from there. He led, and I followed his lead,” said Amy Earley.

Snowball was eventually turned in and his owner in California got the news.

Officials say Snowball will head back once he’s been checked out.

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