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Service dog found, reported missing after owner had seizure

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Posted at 9:58 PM, Apr 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-30 01:46:02-04

UPDATE: Wheat Ridge Police say a community member located Tank and turned him in Thursday morning. Tank is currently at Foothills Animal Shelter as police investigate the circumstances, and Tank will remain on hold until ownership of the dog can be determined.


WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A woman is looking for her service dog after waking up from a seizure and discovering the dog was gone.

The Wheat Ridge Police Department responded a report of a missing service dog, Tank, at 4700 Kipling St., near the off ramp for eastbound Kipling Street at about 9 a.m.

According to the owner, she woke up after having a seizure and Tank wasn't there.

Tank is a 1-year-old full-breed German Shepard. Tank was wearing a blue harness, a blue collar and had a green leash.

Anyone with information about Tank is asked to call Wheat Ridge police at (303) 237-2220.