The two puppies are worth around Rs. 100,000.
The owner had complained to police that two men had made inquiries from him about the puppies, which he had eight in all.
On the following day, he found two missing.
Acting on the scent of the suspects from a shoe, the police dog traced the main suspect around four km away.
Under interrogation, he confessed, acting upon which police found the two puppies and another suspect from a house at Gampola.