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Missing Shetie - Suburban Chicago IL - NW

Discussion in 'Missing Shelties' started by Roberta, Jan 28, 2019.

  1. Roberta

    Roberta Premium Member

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    Our neighborhood in NW suburban Chicago (Palatine - Arlington Heights IL) has a local newgroup. This Missing Sheltie notice was posted a couple of days ago. As of this morning the dog had not yet been found. Weather here has been bad - lots of snow last night and now the temps are supposed to dip to record below zero lows.

    His name is Mac. He is a neutered male about 1 1/2 years old. He is very shy and will run if you chase him (will not approach strangers). It don't believe he is chipped. He slipped his collar so does not have his tags. I understand the owners have contacted all the local vets, shelters, searched, posted signs, etc. Reading their postings just breaks your heart.

    He went missing 1/23/2019 near Palatine Road and Route 53. If you see him please call 847-917-9566. Below is a link to the posting on the Lost Dog Illinois website:

    http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2626142
     

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  2. Roberta

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    FOUND!!!! They found Mac, this missing Sheltie. I just got the notice. He looks fine and is on his way to the Vet to get checked out. They found him (outside, I assume) near a local restaurant and have no idea where he has been. This is really a miracle because the weather has been just terrible with below zero temps and lots of snow. Tonight in the Chicago area we are expecting actual 26 below zero temps with 50 - 60 below wind chills - so Thanks God they found him!!! Although I never met this dog or his owners, I cannot tell you how happy I am.
     
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    Here is his picture when they found Mac
     

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  4. Cindy

    Cindy Premium Member

    Lucky Boy! its brutal out there!
     
  5. Chris

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    I hope to heavens they get him microchipped and put a tracking collar on him!
     

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