Bones, the dog allegedly stolen from Northwest Ohio Underdog Rescue in Toledo, Ohio, has been missing since January 5, 2013.
He has not been seen since.
And the story of exactly what happened to Bones is now in question. According to the Toledo Blade, the Northwest Ohio Underdog Rescue and the Lexus Project are now arguing over how the search for Bones has been handled so far.
A new Facebook page called “Bones Battle” has been set up to help find the missing dog.
A post by Bones Battle on their Facebook page states that the owner of the rescue, Kathy “Kat” Sutter, never filed a police report on the breaking and entering of her kennel, and the theft of Bones. Reportedly Sutter also did not contact local veterinarians and shelters in an attempt to find the dog, and she did not post flyers to help find Bones.
It wasn’t until January 13 that a police report was filed with the Toledo Police on the theft of the dog. It was filed by a Lexus Project volunteer, not by Kathy Sutter, the rescue owner.
A new flyer has been prepared and people in the Toledo and Luckey, Ohio areas are asked to post it to help find this dog to make sure he is safe. It is hoped that this information will be shared by anyone and everyone, no matter where you live, in case Bones has been taken from the area. However, those who live nearby and want to help by posting the flyer, please contact the Lexus Project at their email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
As a recap, Bones is a large, 130 pound Dogo Argentino dog. He is white with one black ear. Bones is a strong dog, yet he is gentle, not aggressive. The Bones Battle page suggests approaching him with a ball, which he loves, and smelly food, such as a can of sardines. He has been missing since January 5, 2013 from Toledo. There is a reward for his safe return, and no questions will be asked. The Lexus Project asks that he be returned to the Sylvania Vet, located at 4801 North Holland-Sylvania Rd. in Sylvania.
Call or text the Lexus Project with any information or sightings of Bones at (516) 319-4249. There is a reward for his safe return.
A post on Bones Battle page interestingly notes:
Although the 2 leads we had on a large white pit bull type dog running loose didn't prove to be Bones, 2 other dogs have been reunited with their families. Nice work. It's Bones turn now. We now need to look in Toledo and Luckey Ohio, where Kat has moved to.
Bones was released to The Lexus Project in January 2012 after being held as evidence in a 2011 murder case in New York. The Lexus Project turned him over to Kat Sutter at Northwest Ohio Underdog Rescue. Now he is missing, and seems to have vanished without a trace.
This writer loves a good mystery. But this is one mystery that needs to be solved right here, right now. A dogs life may be at stake.
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