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Another Memphis Stolen Dog Story With a Good Ending! Schipperkes Abducted From Van; Returned for Ransom

Thanks to Kimberly Cynthia for barking in this story with a happy ending! Here's another Memphis dog story. The cute thing is the owners faces...

Joy  |  Jan 5th 2007


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Thanks to Kimberly Cynthia for barking in this story with a happy ending!

Here’s another Memphis dog story. The cute thing is the owners faces when they are reunited. There’s a video on that site.

Here’s the first part of the story as told on ABC 24. Follow this link to watch the video.

Dogs Stolen From Southeast Memphis Hotel
Posted By: Jeni Diprizio

Vicki and Gary Hester stopped at the Hampton Inn on Perkins near I-40 in Southeast Memphis. They were on their way home to Michigan. While they were sleeping someone broke into their van and stole their three show dogs. All three were Schipperkes. It’s owner say the dogs were worth as much as $2000 each.

The Hester’s say they saw the security camera’s and fencing, but thought they would be safe. Surveillance tape shows, just minutes before the Hester’s went to their van, someone in a Jeep Liberty broke into their car.

The dogs are unique. One dog, has just one eye. Two of the dogs have no tail and are on special medication.

The Hester’s are offering a reward for the safe return of their dogs.

And here’s the good part of the story where the dogs are found! Thanks to ABC 24 for this update and video!

Stolen Dogs Found In Whitehaven
Posted By: Lisa Lovell

Friday morning, December 29, 2006, dog owners Vicki and Gary Hester were reunited with their three stolen dogs.
Memphis police found the dogs outside, still in their crates, along a dead end road in Whitehaven.

A thief stole the dogs early Thursday morning from the Hester’s mini van parked outside a hotel in Southeast Memphis.

After Eyewitness News ran the Hester’s story Thursday evening, a man walked into the hotel, and told the clerk he knew where the dogs where. The Hester’s called police witht he information and the police tracked down the dogs.

The Hesters say the three show dogs, all Schipperkes, appear to be unharmed, but shaken.