MICHIGAN (CNN) – A lost dog from Miami will soon be heading back home after being found 1,400 miles away.

A woman in Michigan discovered the dog in her yard last week.

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She took the two-year-old Presa Canario to a local animal hospital, where they scanned his microchip.

With that information, staff was able to track down his owners.

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“The owners were very happy. He’s been missing for two and a half months. They’re excited to get him back,” said Kris Gibson.

Gibson is currently exploring options for getting Simba back to his family in Miami, Florida.

Meanwhile, it’s still a mystery how he got away and ended up so far from home.

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