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Family desperately searching for son’s alert service dog

The Wolfe’s introduced the 12-week-old pet named Spike residence over the weekend to alert them of their son’s seizures. Days later, he disappeared.

SAN DIEGO — The Wolfe household in Logan Heights is desperately searching for their pet after it went lacking on Wednesday. But it isn’t simply any pet, it was going to be skilled to detect seizures.

The Wolfe’s introduced the 12-week-old pet named Spike residence over the weekend. But on Wednesday, Spike disappeared.

“One moment he was here, and one moment he was gone,” stated Alex Wolfe.

Wolfe’s four-year-old son, Tane, has a uncommon genetic dysfunction that will get worse as he will get older. Recently, Tane had a seizure and meaning there are extra to return. 

“Tane played with him for a long time. He was just great. He was just really relaxed. That’s what we needed,” stated Wolfe.

Tane’s mother discovered an Airedoodle, an Airedale Terrier and Poodle combine. The breed may be skilled to be an alert service dog to detect seizures in kids.

It did not take lengthy for Spike and Tane to fall in love. “He loved him. He could hold him. He could pick him up. He was just a bundle of love,” stated Wolfe.

Spike was exterior with the household’s different dog when he vanished. One minute you’ll be able to see him on the household’s Ring digital camera. The subsequent minute, he is gone. 

Spike is not microchipped as a result of his appointment was presupposed to be the subsequent day. Tane’s dad and mom began wanting on Ring digital camera movies from neighbors. They say they’ve seen Spike strolling on the sidewalk previous their home.  

The pet was final seen at a laundromat on Sampson and Ocean View Boulevard in Logan Heights. The household has posted lacking dog indicators everywhere in the neighborhood. They say they’re determined to get him again.

“There’s a little boy out there who really needs him, and we really need him too,” stated Wolfe.

The prices for the household to get a completely skilled alert service dog might price $25,000 or extra, on prime of lengthy ready lists.  She says they merely can not afford to do this.  This pet was their hope.  

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