Most Recent Possible Sightings

Confirmed Sighting: May 9 2012, north Chevy Chase. [2011]December 11, neighborhood outside Colombia Country Club. October 20, Colombia Country Club. September 14, Candy Cane City and into Rock Creek Park. September 7 or 8, Brookville and Shepherd in Chevy Chase, and then back south on Connecticut to Chevy Chase circle (where she is getting water, we believe). August 28th, on Thornapple in Chevy Chase, and then headed south on Connecticut!

(For other sightings, see archive at the bottom of the page.)

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Suspending the Active Search

This is an impossible post, but it has to be done.

It is with extreme sadness and tears that we write what has been the reality for a few months, that we're suspending the active search for Sassafras. We simply cannot ask all the great volunteers and supporters to continue the search on our behalf. Your amazing support and time has been truly unbelievable and it is impossible to express our appreciation enough.

We will continue to monitor daily emails from Petharbor that features beagles and related breeds brought to local animal shelters, keep the cell phone minutes active, and think of our beloved Sass.

This week, we moved to a new house a few blocks away, and removed these bells from our front door:


When Sass was originally lost, we left the front gates open and these bells on our door. She had been trained to ring them to go in and out. In hopes that she might someday find her way to our house (5 miles from where the dogwalker lost her), we had kept that gate open and bells up, a daily reminder of our hope. Those doors and that gate no longer belong to us. We'll tell the new owners, but reality also needs to be considered.

As with all the changes in our life that should bring only happiness, there is always a bit of sadness for us not to be sharing it with Sassafras.

We'll continue to keep this blog active for awhile and if a miracle occurs, we'll have the biggest welcome home party we can imagine. (Sass still has that chip!)

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Help Find Riley!

We were contacted last night by Riley's humans:  Please keep your eyes open and, if you can, volunteer on the ground to help find this little girl who was lost yesterday in Rock Creek Park!