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There is a male rust color boxer with black face roaming around in the Beeston Hill Fitness area. Appears to be well mannered, inside hound.
Is anyone missing a boxer? PM me is you are and I can help you.
This morning we took him to Sugar Mill, Progressive and Island Animal Clinic. NO CHIP!!!! Beautiful Dog and owner won't spend $25 on chip to save him from being separated.
No hits from FB or this board. Cut and paste and scroll down to boxer picture.
Spend most of our time there now. Dog story got pretty complicated, but just their missing the chip twice...made what could have been an easy fix not so easy. Never thought a chip could just be "missed". Knew not every reader could decipher every brand, but they can recognize it is there at least, plus ours was inserted in stx. Just be aware...
I googled the chip number and got the specific chip registry. They take your info and pass it on to the person who registered the chip. She was on the phone within 20 minutes.
the chip can be "missed"... it tends to "migrate" to different parts of the body. It is usually placed just between the shoulder blades but as the dog grows, its moves along wit the skin. So the scanner should always be placed around the entire body, including back legs and belly area. Maybe you should take him back for a more thorough scan...
When I watched the assistant scan him, it was from the skull down to shoulder blade. I thought it was a little loose scanning at the time, but new to me.
We are now warned that this beautiful boxer may have been abandoned by the owners due to COST! We are told that there are cases here on island when someone moves off island, the cost of shipping is greater than their love for the animal!!! Would they leave their son or daughter behind on the street to fend for themselves?
The ribs of this boxer indicate it has not been fed on a regular basis. This boxer is well trained, quite, calm and has not barked once! Maybe he does not want to jeopardize his status?
You can look into the eyes of this boxer and see the loss.......It just wants to go home. I refuse to believe this is how this boxer ended up knocking on a neighbors door wanting to get in, we think it fears thunder and lightning and at the time both were active. We also believe this boxer was an inside companion due to it's flawless coat and condition.
My wife and I spent Monday trying to track the owner with no luck at this time. We are still trying. No hits on FB or MB yet! There is hope!
We will rescan to insure we are not missing it, thank you for the advice. Peace!
Question: Unlike Humane Societies or Pet Adoption Organizations, who can screen prospective new owners, how can we assure or verify true ownership of a dog found - such as this beautiful and well behaved boxer - should someone come forth and claim him? The dog could end up in the wrong hands, couldn't he? This has always concerned me and all of us who love animals and want only the best for them.
Would they leave their son or daughter behind on the street to fend for themselves?
I have thought that more time than I can count over the years. After Hugo the airport parking lot was full of abandoned dogs--mutts and pure breads alike.
Seems like whomever this owner is, does not the dog back. Check with Progressive and Sugar Mill, they can help find a good home for him.