San Diego Therapy Dog for Epileptic Stolen Single Dad Offers Reward

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by jtclough on December 19, 2011

On December 10, Bella, a therapy dog for this single dads’ baby was stolen. It’s a tragic story from every way it can be looked at. The fact someone would take a dog from some one else is certainly a sad place for any community.

Medical alert dogs are amazing in that they can detect a seizure before it even happens. This Doberman alerted when Brian Margarita’s 9 month old baby was going to have an epileptic seizure. Not only has someone stolen an important working dog but one that is loved by this small family.

“Obviously there’s baby monitors in here that I can hear the baby, but I don’t feel like I could react as fast as the dog is sensing things before they happen,” Margarita said.

Bella sleeps next to Reese’s crib and starts barking whenever the baby has a seizure, a job that Margarita said he relies on every night to help him care for his little girl.

Therapy Dog Owner Offers Reward

Please help find Bella. Her owner is offering a $1000 reward for her return. No questions asked. He just want the family dog back. It is an emotional blow when any dog is suddenly gone from a family. In Bella’s case the emotional loss is huge for the father and the baby.

Message from Brian

Saturday night, Dec 10th Female Black and Rust Dobie in Point Loma on Narcissus Drive. Right near Plumosa Park. She was with my male Black and White springer but he was already returned. She is microchipped and has a collar on.

She’s 4 years old and responds to Bella no questions asked she is a loved and most needed member of our family.

Reward $1,000 cash

Please call Brian 858-204-4642

Other San Diego Dog Christmas Week Updates

Don’t forget the upcoming Walk Run Wag 5K you can walk or your with your dog in Del Mar.

More info and registration here:  5K9 Walk Run Wag

Get the 5K Training Guide Running with Dogs and start 2012 off with a healthy happy you and your dog!

5K Training Guide Running with Dogs

Make these holiday pumpkin dog treats for your dog, for you dog lover friends’ dogs and big bonus they are a great healthy appetizer for people too!

Homemade Pumpkin Dog Treats

Have a safe and happy holiday and remember…

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