After a burglary took place on Monday, a family in Croydon Hills was reunited with its puppy.
The owners of Labrador Sasha noticed that their beloved dog had been returned in the backyard of their Croydon Hills Drive house at around 7.20am today.
The investigation continues even as the family celebrates.
On Monday morning, a number of items including a jewellery box, an iPad and a laptop were stolen.
The items were never returned.
The thief is believed to have entered the house between 9.30-11.30am.
Any witnesses or anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.