Update 10/27/13: According to The Star, the lost dog, "Larry," was hit and killed by a car on the same day that he disappeared. The veterinarian who put Larry down because of his injuries has confirmed his death.
According to Thursday's CBS Sacramento News, a two-year-old dog disappeared at the San Francisco, Calif., International Airport after an Air Canada airline employee let him out of his crate for a walk.
The dog, an Italian greyhound, named "Larry," belonged to a friend of Jutta Kulic; Larry's guardian died and the dog was being flown to Canada where he was supposed to join a new family.
Kulic is devastated, and worried about what has become of the lost dog.
The employee, Peter Fitzpatrick, the airline’s head of corporate communications, appears to have been responding to someone other than the media when they sent the following, dismissive email:
“I think I would just ignore, it is local news doing a story on a lost dog. Their entire government is shut down and about to default and this is how the US media spends its time.
Larry has been missing for days and Kulic fears that he is already gone forever; according to Canada.com, there are reports that a dog matching Larry's description was found dead on a high-way on ramp near the airport.
If Larry is still alive, there is a $2,500 reward offered for his safe return.
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