Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Help find Oscar - a stolen pug that needs his medicine
Oscar is a 6-year-old pug that was stolen from his home in Broward County, FL last week during a robbery. It is devasting enough to have Oscar taken from his family, but the 6-year-old pug also requires medication twice a day to treat a collapsed lung.
Below is a local news story about Oscar that gives more details. If you can provide any information about Oscar please call the Broward Crime-Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS.
BROWARD COUNTY (WSVN)—A Broward family is offering a $500 reward for the return of their sick dog after it was stolen from their home during a burglary.
The Kirschenbaum family says burglars broke into their home Wednesday and not only stole jewelry but also their 6-year-old pug, Oscar. Alan Kirschenbaum said his daughter, Audrey, hasn’t been able to sleep since the night of the burglary.
“Last night she was up all night long…” said Kirschenbaum of his daughter. Audrey was the one who discovered Oscar missing.
Oscar has a collapsed lung and needs medication for it twice a day. The Kirschenbaum’s say if their dog doesn’t recieve this medicine, he could have trouble breathing and even die.
“Jewelry is replaceable, this pet just has such fond memories for us, and you can’t replace that,” said Kirschenbaum.
“I don’t care about my things, I care about my dogs, my kids and my family,” said Lisa Kirschenbaum.
Oscar’s groomer is offering her business, Classy Pets on Wiles Road in Coral Springs, as a safe place to bring the pug so he can be returned to his owners.
Coral Springs Police alerted their humane unit to keep an eye out for the dog. Anyone with information is asked to call Broward Crime-Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS