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Nakusp RCMP require aid in search for missing dogs

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
May 12th, 2020

Nakusp RCMP have requested public assistance for information after two dogs in the community of Burton disappeared from the owner’s yard (Tuesday) May 5.

Police received the report of the missing animals on Friday, May 8, from a from a Caribou Creek Road resident, who said the dogs disappeared from the yard at approximately 7 a.m. on (Tuesday) May 5, 2020.

“The Burton woman reportedly let her dogs out into her private yard and when she returned a short time later her pets were missing,” RCMP said in the media release.

“She searched the area for her dogs without success, and took to social media with concerns that her animals were taken.”

Police said the first dog, named Sophia, is described as a 9-year-old female, Chihuahua, Shih Tzu and Pomeranian cross. Sophia is cream coloured and said to be in poor health.

The second dog, going by the name of Max, is described as a 9-year-old male, pure bread Pomeranian. Max is brown in colour.

Both dogs are said to be tattooed.

These animals are deeply missed by their owner, who wants nothing more than to have them both returned safely home, states Cpl. Jaime Moffat. RCMP are sharing images of Sophia and Max in hope that someone knows something.

Anyone with any information is asked to please contact the Nakusp RCMP Detachment at 250-265-3677.

Max is described as a 9-year-old male, pure bread Pomeranian and brown in colour. — Submitted photo

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