Sweet Ben a Beagle/Bassett Hound mix that went missing on 1/28/14 fromTerry Plains Rd in Simsbury is still missing.
There have not been any confirmed sightings since he went missing. If you see a dog that you think could be Ben, call the owners. Several tips have come in, but none were confirmed to be Ben.
He could be anywhere so please share that he is still missing with people everywhere. Notify friends in towns such as East Granby, Suffield, Bloomfield and Southwick MA to watch for him.
Please call in all sightings to his owners. Do not call him or chase him!
Call 860-218-5478 with any information!
Join Dog Gone Recovery's Facebook group: FIND BEN IN SIMSBURY (they are "handling" his search)
Join the open Facebook group "Lost and Found Dogs of Farmington Valley" that is working toward more effective search management and encourages owners to contact experts in the field immediately and does not claim to be experts. We believe the owner should be handling the search and be given information immediately about contacting experts in the field. Finding a missing dog is a community effort.
Members of the open Facebook group "Lost and Found Dogs of Farmington Valley" are spreading the word and looking for signs of Ben also. Many of our members have been banned from Ben's page by the Facebook group "handling" his search.
If your pet goes missing, we highly recommend you contact the expertsimmediately (No Facebook group of local people are experts):
Lost Pet Professionals http://www.k9pi.com/ whose web site states " Private Investigator Karin TarQwyn is the most recognized missing dog expert in North America. Since 2005, she has worked full time assisting pet owners in the location and recovery of their missing pets. TarQwyn's focus is on missing and lost dogs with a particular interest in the process and techniques necessary for the recovery of missing dogs that may be Shy, Timid, Aloof, Reserved or Skittish"
TarQwyn has pioneered the art and science of K9 Profiling and Aerial location which allows her the opportunity to assist pet owners with strategies designed specifically for their missing pet.
Missing Pet Partnership http://www.missingpetpartnership.org/ a national non-profit organization whose web site states "Missing Pet Partnership is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to reuniting lost companion animals with their owners/guardians. We currently offer phone consultations services using volunteers trained to coach families in how to recover a lost dog or cat. Our website offers behavior-based lost pet recovery tips and referrals to lost pet services."