Lucky Whitehead's dog is back safely

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead said early Tuesday morning that his dog was returned to him after being stolen and held for ransom.

In hopes of helping Whitehead find his dog, here are a bunch of cute pictures from Blitz's Instagram. Lucky Whitehead?has been reunited with Blitz.

I've taken some time to collect my thoughts on this subject matter, and it's very heartbreaking to say that Blitz has been stolen from my home last Sunday.

Whitehead posted on Instagram over the weekend that someone broke into his house July 9 while he was out of town and stole his dog. He also posted a message saying the dog was home safe with its owner, which Whitehead also says is now the case.

Whitehead announced on his Instagram account that somebody has taken Blitz from him after a break-in occurred at a friend's house.

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The rapper, who was asking for $20,000 in exchange for Blitz, claims he bought the dog from someone else and was just asking for his money back that he paid for the dog.

Whitehead said he contacted detectives but was told the calls and texts couldn't be traced because they came from a "burner phone".

To make matters even worse, the dog thieves aren't done there. I just want the dog back.

When 105.3 the Fan's Mike Fisher caught wind of the video, he immediately shared it with Whitehead to confirm that the dog in the video was in fact Blitz. It was obvious to anyone who happened upon his posts about Blitz that this National Football League player's dog meant a lot to him. I was willing to do what I had to do [to] get him back.

Whitehead, who signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Florida Atlantic in 2015, has nine receptions for 64 yards in 30 games played over the past two seasons.