Brad, a 5-pound Yorkie, was stolen proper out of his kennel at PAWS Atlanta whereas his hopeful future mother was signing his adoption paperwork. He had solely been on the shelter for every week and had already had a number of individuals inquire about him.
Kay Kenimer had seen Brad’s image on-line and had her coronary heart set on adopting him. She’d simply misplaced her 14-year-old Maltese earlier this month and was prepared for a brand new companion. As she was paying the charge and filling out the adoption paperwork for Brad, anyone snuck into the again space of the shelter, took Brad out of his kennel, and escaped by means of a aspect door.
PAWS Atlanta instantly referred to as the police. After reviewing surveillance footage, they’ve a reasonably good thought of who stole Brad, however they don’t know their intentions. Yorkies are some of the fashionable breeds within the nation proper now and promote for as a lot as $600 or extra.
Brad has a microchip which has already been flagged as being stolen, in order quickly as he’s scanned by a veterinarian or one other shelter, PAWS Atlanta will probably be notified instantly.
That is the primary time that PAWS Atlanta has had a canine stolen. They will add extra safety measures to stop one other incident.
For those who dwell within the Atlanta space and see anyone attempting to promote a Yorkie that may be Brad, let your native regulation enforcement know what you noticed. You’ll be able to attain out to PAWS Atlanta on their Fb web page.