Stolen Dog Recovered by Family

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An elderly West Virginia dog owner is pleading for the safe return of his best friend.

Update (10-27-11) Kenny was found today by Bob Fannin’s son-in-law, just before noon. A new picture added below says it all. Thank you for sharing and attempting to help – fortunately, we get to chalk this one up as a very happy ending.

Bob Fannin’s pickup truck was stolen in Culloden, W.Va. on Tuesday morning. Since then, Fannin has been on a mission to recover 15-year old Kenny, his partially deaf and blind beagle. He could care less about the truck, and is far more concerned about recovering his dog.

“I’ve had him for 15 years. They can take the truck, but not the dog,” he said. “He’s the best dog around. I’ve looked everywhere. I know it’s like looking for a needle in a haystack, but I couldn’t sleep.”

The truck was eventually recovered in Putnam County near Winfield, W.Va. with no sign of Kenny. Fannin is offering a $1000 reward for the return of his dog. Anyone with knowledge of the incident or Kenny’s whereabouts is asked to call 304-638-3930.

13 thoughts on “Stolen Dog Recovered by Family”

  1. This makes me sick, I hope to god this dog is found safe and sound. People who do this crap make me seriously hate and mistrust everyone.

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    • Sara~ I could not agree with you more! This is the third story I have read this week about stolen cars w/ dogs inside~ I am trying to teach my little ones not to “hate”…..but I sure do feel the rage & hate for people that do these things~ If anyone laid a finger on my kids or my 2 Great Danes, it would be over!!

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  2. I hope and pray that Kenny is found safe and sound. People who do this is just so sick. I really hate that I am getting to where I like dogs better than people anymore. Please everyone, pray that Kenny comes back home to his owner.

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  3. I hope that Kenny gets home safe. I can’t imagine that the theives would not have let him out shortly after finding him. Maybe he is close to where the truck was found. I will keep my fingers crossed that Kenny gets home safe.

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  4. @Helga. Really, you’re going to correct the grammar here? Since you started it, how about a comma after your sentence containing ‘aside from that,’. Quit being ridiculous.

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  5. Oh thank God! I am so happy they found that poor sweet dog…Poor guy must have been so exhausted and stressed!

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  6. I am so glad that Kenny is home! I know is onwer must be so happy. I am so glad this story had a happy ending.

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