Kansas Family Hopes this Flyer Helps Find Missing Family Member

“He’s not just a dog, he’s part of our family. My kids call him their brother,” said Lamb.

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Amanda Lamb and family of Wichita, Kansas says that their furry family member is missing, and hope the photo on the posters and flyers they have been putting up all over town can help lead them to their missing family member, Rippen.

“He’s not just a dog, he’s part of our family.  My kids call him their brother,” said Lamb.

While she was shopping last week, Lamb had Rippen waiting for her in the car.  The doors were locked, and the windows were only slightly opened to provide a bit of air circulation while she was away from the vehicle.  In about ten minutes, when Lamb looked outside of the store, she could see her car door hanging open, and Rippen was nowhere to be found.

Lamb began her search immediately.  The owner of one of the nearby shops had come out to see what was going on.  The owner of “Closet Junky”, one of the stores in the plaza, said that a couple had come into her store, and were carrying a small dachshund claiming that they had just found him.  They had said that when they left the store and got home, they would try to locate the owners of the dog they just found online.  After talking with Lamb, the store owner shared surveillance photos of the couple to help with the search.

Lamb has said that she used every form of social media available online to try and track Rippen down.  She has also spent more than $200 searching throughout the city and passing out flyers.  Lamb says her family is very distraught over the loss and won’t be whole again until they have their furry family member back.

If you have info on Rippen, or want to know more about him and his family, you can get in touch with the Lamb’s through their Facebook page.

4 thoughts on “Kansas Family Hopes this Flyer Helps Find Missing Family Member

  1. While I do sincerely hope that they get Rippen back, I am wondering why they left him the car. With all the stories of dogs being stolen recently, I leave my dog home. I am praying for Rippen’s safe return.

  2. I agree this rash of dogs being stolen out of cars is scary. If my dog can’t come in with me I leave him at home.

  3. I hope Rippen is returned; however, please learn a valuable lesson. Never leave your dog in the car, not only is he easy prey for thieves you should know that leaving windows cracked provides NO ventilation at all – NONE. Leave the dog at home or with a sitter.

  4. “the doors were locked and the windows were only slightly open to provide a bit of circulation”…Well, there you go. Leave your pet in a locked car with the windows open “just a bit”….Lady, Someone rescued your dog !.

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