“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 spouse and children says they dropped off two of their puppies at a pet care facility final thirty day period but when they returned to pick them up, there was only 1. Doggie Doo’s Spa and Retreat in Shakopee claims the pet jumped a fence while in their care. 

From Chaska to Shakopee, the neon ‘Lost Dog’ signals are difficult to miss out on. 

“It is been quite tough, I have been out rather much every working day looking for him,” Cory Geis said.

On February 18, forward of a loved ones holiday. Geis took his two pet dogs Bella and George to Doggie Doo’s Spa and Retreat in Shakopee for a 2 hour evaluation. 

“I would determine throughout an evaluation to make sure your pet dogs are ok with heading to the facility that they would watch them the entire time,” Geis said.

But when he came again two several hours later on, Geis suggests George was absent and personnel experienced no strategy he was lacking. 

“My coronary heart sank. I couldn’t consider this was essentially happening,” he claimed.

George is not microchipped. Geis claims he was sporting a purple harness with tags. Immediately after on the lookout at digital camera footage, they established George jumped a 6 foot fence soon immediately after he was dropped off. A close by dwelling then captured video of him strolling by around that time. 

“I experience the carelessness on their behalf in my situation has been really undesirable,” he mentioned.

Doggie Doo’s Spa and Retreat wrote on Facebook a few days later on: “We presume entire responsibility and express our deepest apologies to the spouse and children and are dedicated to supporting them in obtaining George.” 

On Saturday afternoon , George a new canine to our facility, arrived for a 2-hr trial. Owing to mistake in our instruction protocol,…

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

They extra it was an error in team education protocols and they weren’t informed George was a jumper. 

“We have had him at many pet dog parks, hardly ever as soon as experienced him making an attempt to bounce the fence by no means confirmed any symptoms of wanting to leap a fence,” Geis stated. 

The small business said this has by no means happened in advance of and it’s completely investigating to make positive it under no circumstances occurs once more. 

“They are extra than just animals, they come to be component of your spouse and children,” Geis mentioned.

Geis claims he is acquired an outpouring of assist from the local community who has aided search for George and collected a reward for his return. 

Doggie Doo’s Spa and Retreat mentioned cameras present the puppies were being only remaining alone very long ample to enable other canines out to meet George. WCCO arrived at out to Doggie Doo’s Spa and Retreat for an job interview but have not read again.