UPDATE: Can Canines has reported that Geena has been found.
“Geena has been found! We are happy to report she is home with Tyler and their family. Thank you to everyone who shared the message to help get her back where she belongs.”
A black lab trained to assist its owner is missing from its Hanover home, according to a news story posted by Fox affiliate Twin Cities 9 KMSP today.
According to the Fox report, the lab is part of the Can Do Canines program, and responds to the name Gracee. The owner is asking anyone who finds or sees the dog to call them immediately at 763-477-7006.
Here’s more info from Can Do Canines:
An assistance dog went missing last night, May 6 at around 7:30 p.m. at a family’s home near Hanover, Minnesota. The family is asking for anyone who finds or sees the dog to contact them immediately at 763-477-7006.
Geena, the missing black Labrador retriever, is a mobility assist dog trained for Tyler Pinor, a 17 year-old high school senior with cerebral palsy. Trained by Can Do Canines, Geena helps Tyler pick up dropped items, open doors and navigate his wheelchair.
Geena is a black Labrador retriever not currently wearing a collar or red service dog cape. She is three years-old and weighs around 50 pounds. The Pinor family is asking for anyone who finds or sees Geena to call them directly.