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Happy Reunion for Two of Three Missing Dogs Help Needed to Find third dog
11/13/2011

Happy Reunion for Two of Three Missing Dogs Help Needed to Find third dog

Hagerstown, MD: On Monday, November 7, 2011, the Humane Society of Washington County's Field Services department responded to a call from the Hagerstown Police Department asking for assistance to retrieve two dogs that were trapped in a ravine at Memorial and Eastern Boulevards. Independent Junior Engine Company #3 also responded to the call.
Officer Garrett climbed into the ravine, leashed the 2 dogs, place one at a time onto a tarp and with the assistance of Engine #3 raised the dogs to safety. The owner of the dogs arrived on the scene and indicated they had been missing since Friday. A third dog was missing and has not been found.
Julie Boward, the owner of the twelve-year-old lab mix named Trio, was ecstatic to see her beloved canine companion. "I am so happy to have Trio and my son Garrick's dog Brady back with us," said Boward. "We are still extremely worried about my other dog Fairbanks, who is still missing." Fairbanks is a three-year-old Lab. If anyone has any information on Fairbanks please contact the HSWC and ask for Heather. A photo of Fairbanks is posted on the HSWC Website and Facebook page.
The HSWC would like to thank Independent Junior Engine Company #3 and the HPD for their help with this rescue.

The Humane Society of Washington County is located at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown, MD. Visit our website, www.hswcmd.org, for information on animal related issues, directions to the shelter and information about our programs and services.

The Humane Society of Washington County exists to improve the quality of life for all animals. Through education, legislation, action and leadership, we strive to eliminate overpopulation and to foster an environment of respect, responsibility and compassion. In Photo: Fairbanks, still missing.

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