It was on a Sunday that Jason Cooke of the Wholesome Hearts and Paws Mission was notified by a involved citizen that an older Schnauzer had been discovered exterior Mr. D’s Meals Honest on Warren-Sharon Street in Brookfield.
By Monday, somebody responded to Cooke’s social media put up concerning the “lacking canine,” positive it was his stepfather’s canine. The identical day, William Metzinger got here to select up the canine and smiled as he posed for a photograph taken by Cooke, apparently reunited.
That was round 9:30 am, Cooke mentioned. At roughly 10:20 a.m., the Mahoning County Canine Warden discovered Dolly unfastened on Meridian Street close to Mahoning Avenue in Austintown, greater than a 20-minute drive away.
“On the time, I suspected what occurred was that he had left right here after which instantly dropped her off on the nook of Meridian and Mahoning Avenue,” Cooke mentioned. “The one cause he picked her up within the first place was as a result of her stepdaughter notified him that somebody had discovered the canine, I believe.”
Metzinger, 75, of Merwin Chase Street, Brookfield, now faces fees of abandoning animals and obstructing official enterprise.