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Show Dog Missing in Wicomico County

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Missing Show Dog, Charley.  (Photo: Donna Walker) Missing Show Dog, Charley. (Photo: Donna Walker)

MARDELA SPRINGS, Md. - A show dog in town for the Eastern Shore Classic Dogs Shows this week at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center has gone missing and his owner's are desperate to bring him home.

Charley is a two-year-old Azawakh who was staying with his handler in Mardela Springs.  Wednesday evening, Charley slipped away on Riggin Road.  Since then, his owners, Donna Walker, and her sister Jackie, have been in town from Pittsburgh searching day and night for Charley.

"He unfortunately back out of his collar and took off.  He is not a people person per se.  He loves his mom, Donna, and myself, and two others.  but generally, he's aloof and standoffish," Jackie Walker said.

Walker spent Friday sitting on the side of Athol Road in Mardela Springs handing out flyers to drivers as they passed by.  Charley was supposed to be competing at the Civic Center on Friday.  Walker said she has heard from two drivers in the area that they spotted Charley on or near Athol Road in Mardela.

"He should never be out on his own," Walker said.

Walker is urging anyone who sees Charley to not approach him, but to call her sister Donna at 412-519-2304.

"Somebody has to see him.  Somebody has to be able to see him running across a field and call us.  So we can come and get him and find him and take him home," Walker said while fighting back tears.

Walker said there are maybe 250 Azawakhs, like Charley, in the United States.  They're an uncommon dog with a very unique look.  And Charley's owners are counting on his unique look making him easy to spot for neighbors looking for him in Wicomico County.

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