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Update: Missing SSF Dog Urgently Needs Medication

Little Bert, a 7-pound Chihuahua mix who suffers from Addison's disease, was last seen Oct. 3 near Martin Elementary School in SSF.

Update Oct. 16: Bert's owner has said that she has not located Bert yet, but is still searching and reminds the community to get in touch if anyone sees the dog in a back yard. 

[Editor's note: The following was submitted by Grateful Rescue Dogs.]

Grateful Dogs Rescue is searching for a lost foster dog who has Addison's Disease and urgently needs medication. He has been missing since October 3rd.

Little Bert is a seven-pound Chihuahua mix who is dark brown with tan markings (looks black from a distance). He is wearing a blue collar and a blue Grateful Dogs Rescue tag and is microchipped. Bert has Addisons and needs daily medication.

He has been spotted around Martin Elementary School in South San Francisco. He is scared and timid. 

If anyone sees him, they should not try to catch him - he is scared and may bolt putting himself in danger.. They should try to keep track of him, if possible, and call 415.672.1343 or 415.889.9853 and  report the location where he was seen. People can call these numbers anytime of day or night.

For additional information and photos, visit gratefuldogsrescue.org/bert-is-lost.

For additional information contact Michelle at 415.672.1343 or 415.889.9853 or call Kim Durney, Administrative Director at Grateful Dogs Rescue at 415 587 1121.

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wolfone October 14, 2012 at 02:40 PM
Tweeted out. The link above is bad, gives server error. Hope little Bert is found asap.
Emily October 14, 2012 at 09:01 PM
The more people that know Bert is missing, the better! Please, please share this article on your FB page!
Emily October 14, 2012 at 09:05 PM
The more people who know Bert is missing, the better! Please, please share this on your Facebook, email, or twitter! Thanks!
Grateful Dogs Rescue October 19, 2012 at 01:24 AM
Here is the link to a flyer for Bert. Please help by posting this at grocery stores, gas stations, pet stores, vet offices, dog parks, playgrounds and any other businesses in South San Francisco, San Bruno, Hillsborough, etc http://gratefuldogsrescue.org/_blog/Grateful_Dogs_Rescue_Blog/post/Bert_Is_Still_Missing_Put_This_Flyer_In_Your_Car_Window/ Keep up to date and find more info and photos of Bert at http://gratefuldogsrescue.org/bert-is-lost
Pat Goldberg October 22, 2012 at 09:14 PM
I have read that little Bert was not found alive, but found. RIP sweet boy. Did he get hit by a car/ or was it from not taking his meds/ or not finding foo? So so sorry

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