On the fourth day she went missing, Gale, the show dog who went missing as she was to fly home to Amsterdam after her performance at the Louisville, Kentucky Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, was found at the same airport.
Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport tweeted about this development, saying the 22-month-old American Staffordshire Terrier is already in safe hands.
Gale, according to airport officials, went missing after she broke out her crate as airport workers were loading cargos onto the airplane bound to Amsterdam.
Gale’s owner Floris Van became hysterical after she knew of the ordeal. She said all of them, including, airport security and officials did not what to do when they found out the crate was empty and Gale was gone.
Floris shared that the dog show at Louisville was Gale’s ultimate performance as she was set to retire in their home in Amsterdam.
Airport spokesman Andy Gobeil relayed that Gale was seen by their pilots through an airfield radar about 3:30 a.m. With this, the authorities and airport security set up a trap to catch Gale. With it is a food to entice the dog to come out.
Gale, a prize-winning 22-month-old American Staffordshire Terrier, was found after she'd been missing from Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for four days https://t.co/ODh3ZPUTOX pic.twitter.com/4NzvzWzYrU
— CNN International (@cnni) March 26, 2019
Four days after authorities tried to catch the dog but to no avail, it was Gale’s handler who finally let the dog ran to him and jumped into his arms after calling the pooch’s attention. Although there were traps set to catch Gale, the dog ignored all of which, showing great care that she was trained well by his owners, airport officials said.
Credits to CNN.