Dog-walking service Wag, the subject of fairly numerous press reports in the tabloid media regarding lost canines, has come up again in NYC rag the New York Post in reference to yet another pup that slipped a leash.
According to the Post’s report, said dog is named Teddy, was lost in East Harlem on May 11th, and was eventually recovered the next day when he made his way back to the owner’s home on Saturday. Photos of the dog in question confirm our initial assumption that Teddy is adorable.
According to the Post, Wag did wage a fairly serious effort to locate Teddy before he turned up by himself, though the tip line the company set up did play a role in his return:
Wag spokeswoman Caroline Hartman said the company posted lost-dog fliers, hired an external search team, informed local authorities and sent out a doggie Amber alert after learning Teddy got loose.
The fliers helped, Hartman said—but only after the dog made it all the way back home to his front door.
“A neighbor saw one of the fliers that had been posted and notified the Wag tip line that Teddy had made his way…