A Belgian Malinois and his police handler found a 76-year-old man missing for two days — he was in the woods behind his home, Suffolk police said Monday.

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Robert Barrett, who has dementia, was covered in ticks and disoriented and sunburned in Yaphank when Officer Robert Fanwick and Sparks, his 4-year-old dog, found him at about 5:45 p.m. after a nearly three-hour search Monday, police said.

Barrett was taken by Yaphank Fire Department to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, where he was treated for nonlife-threatening injuries, police said