Doc, a cattle dog who has become a mascot for the Hillsborough County, Fla., Sheriff's Office's agricultural unit, is believed to be alive, and in the possession of a good Samaritan.
According to Wednesday's News Talk Florida, surveillance cameras at a Shell Station along Palmer Boulevard in Sarasota, Fla., show the dog being hosed off by a man.
In an effort to tempt this man to return the dog to his rightful owners, the sheriff's office has increased the reward for Doc's safe return to $1,000.
Doc disappeared on Saturday after he escaped from a special trailer, near the Fruitville exit in Sarasota County along I-75, following a training exercise.
Click here to view a video clip of Doc.
Please circulate this information in an effort to locate the person who is in possession of this missing dog. Doc is microchipped and his owner is anxious to have him back home.
Anyone who has seen this dog, or who has information as to where he might be, is asked to call Sgt. Ron Cain at (813) 318-5681.
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