According to the Animal Protection Society of Durham, a Yorkie Chihuahua mix named Janet was taken from the shelter sometime during mid-afternoon on Saturday.
The dog is a spayed female between 8 and 10 weeks old. She weighs 3.4 pounds and has tan, black and white wiry fur.
The dog was adopted and taken to her new home Friday morning.
A group of citizens had offered a $500 reward for information that lead to Janet's return.
An investigation into the theft of the dog is ongoing.
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