“My heart sank”: Man returns to Shakopee boarding kennel to find dog missing

“My heart sank”: Man returns to Shakopee boarding kennel to find dog missing

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — A Chaska family members claims they dropped off two of their pet dogs at a pet care facility last thirty day period but when they returned to decide them up, there was only 1. Doggie Doo’s Spa and Retreat in Shakopee suggests the puppy jumped a fence even though in their care. 

From Chaska to Shakopee, the neon ‘Lost Dog’ signals are really hard to overlook. 

“It can be been very tricky, I have been out fairly much just about every day wanting for him,” Cory Geis claimed.

On February 18, ahead of a spouse and children getaway. Geis took his two canines Bella and George to Doggie Doo’s Spa and Retreat in Shakopee for a 2 hour evaluation. 

“I would figure throughout an assessment to make confident your canines are ok with heading to the facility that they would observe them the entire time,” Geis claimed.

But when he arrived back two hrs later, Geis states George was gone and team experienced no thought he was lacking. 

“My heart sank. I could not believe this was really taking place,” he stated.

George is not microchipped. Geis states he was donning a pink harness with tags. After searching at camera footage, they decided George jumped a 6 foot fence shortly immediately after he was dropped off. A nearby dwelling then captured online video of him going for walks by all around that time. 

“I really feel the carelessness on their behalf in my scenario has been rather bad,” he explained.

Doggie Doo’s Spa and Retreat wrote on Fb 3 times later: “We believe total responsibility and express our deepest apologies to the household and are committed to supporting them in obtaining George.” 

On Saturday afternoon , George a new dog to our facility, arrived for a 2-hr trial. Due to error in our instruction protocol,…

Posted by Doggie Doo’s Spa & Retreat on Tuesday, February 21, 2023

They extra it was an mistake in personnel schooling protocols and they were not conscious George was a jumper. 

“We’ve had him at multiple doggy parks, by no means once had him attempting to leap the fence under no circumstances showed any symptoms of seeking to leap a fence,” Geis explained. 

The small business said this has by no means transpired in advance of and it is really totally investigating to make positive it by no means transpires once more. 

“They are a lot more than just pets, they turn into aspect of your spouse and children,” Geis explained.

Geis states he’s acquired an outpouring of aid from the community who has assisted search for George and collected a reward for his return. 

Doggie Doo’s Spa and Retreat stated cameras display the dogs were being only still left by itself prolonged sufficient to permit other canine out to fulfill George. WCCO arrived at out to Doggie Doo’s Spa and Retreat for an job interview but have not read back again.