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Arts & Entertainment | 4th April 2024
 

Missing German Shepherd Xara elicits high-tech response

 
 
Xara was finally secured in the humane dog trap and was reunited with owner Stephen Walker after nine days
 

When 16-month-old German Shepherd Xara gave her owner the slip and went on the run in an area near Harelaw, it was the beginning of nine days of worry for her family.

Fortunately for Xara and her owner Stephen Walker, members of the Lost Dogs Dumfries and Galloway group were quickly on the case.

“We were alerted quite quickly when she went missing and were able to give advice on the best things to do, which includes leaving out warm clothing or bedding or something with a smell the dog will recognise,” says group founder Lee Herron. “When most dogs go missing it’s not their sight or sound they rely on, it’s scent, so something familiar is really important.”

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