UPDATE: Search for missing foster dog comes to happy ending

Photo: Paws 4 the Cause
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Volunteers with Paws 4 the Cause say a foster dog that had gone missing has been found.

A spokesperson for the organization says a man found "Pugsley" on Monday, and came forward with the dog on Saturday.

Pugsley slipped out of the gate at his foster home on Monday. The dog is on life-saving medication, which prompted an urgent search.


Posted: Sat 1:20 PM, Jun 08, 2019

Volunteers are gathering near Deer Haven Park Saturday afternoon looking for a dog with health complications who went missing Monday from his foster home.

Organizers with "Paws 4 the Cause" say the animal, known by “Pugsley” or “Scrappy,” slipped out of his gate at the home on Sweet Clover Lane around 3 p.m. A spokesperson for Paws 4 the Cause believes the dog, who is described as friendly and outgoing, may have been picked up by someone.

Pugsley is heartworm positive, according to the group, and needs medication to survive.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Pugsley is asked to contact Paws 4 the Cause at (859) 962-8256.

Pugsley, also known as Scrappy (Photo: Paws 4 the Cause)