Ralph was found at Dulles Airport on Christmas Day
A while ago Patch wrote about a Germantown couple who fell in love with an street dog in Egypt and had made arrangements to have the dog flown to Dulles. But the reunion was cut short in the parking lot when the dog, Ralph, ran away and went missing for days. Well, Patch is happy to report that on Christmas Day we got an update from one of Ralph’s owners, Dave Scott, who wrote: My wife and I set a trap at Dulles Airport around 7pm Christmas Eve, after checking the trap all night, we came back this morning at around 9am and he was caught! He is at home now, getting a bath and checked out at a Vet. Glad this story had a happy ending!
After 18-hour flight, dog got spooked, bolted from the Dulles Airport parking lot Wednesday.
(Updated) A Germantown couple who eagerly awaited the arrival of a street dog they rescued from Egypt are now trying to find the animal, which bolted from its crate while being taken through the parking lot at Dulles Airport Wednesday night. Would-be owners, David Scott and his wife—who Scott said was too distraught and did not want to be named—are waging a public campaign to find Ralphie, a German Shephard and Labrador mix. They’ve made the appeal to local television stations, are creating fliers and have posted the loss on Craigslist. NBC Washington was among the first news outlets to pick up the story. “My wife and I spent four and a half hours at the airport last night, in the cold and the dark searching for him,” Scott told Patch, as …