Beaver Falls family seek answers after dog theft

A Beaver Falls woman wonders why her family’s dog was stolen from her yard. This is just the latest trial in what has been a difficult 13 months for the family.

Sarah Skees is a mother of seven children. His family home was destroyed in a fire in Carrick in August 2021.

“Losing everything, being homeless for 10 months, finally moving in here and we had the pup. This pup is my pride and joy,” she said.

She said she and some of her children were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety disorders following the fire. The family had hoped to have their 5-month-old Cane Corso Haze certified as a therapy dog.

Everything changed on Wednesday when they put the dog outside on its lead. She said they picked him up 10 minutes later and he was gone.

Beaver Falls police confirmed to Channel 11 that video taken by a nearby CCTV camera shows the dog being picked up by two people. Skees also saw this video.

“Haze goes around, you can see them with him. And you will never see Haze again,” she said.

She said she had received several offers from people to buy the dog and thinks its disappearance could be linked to its value. Online, we found Cane Corso puppies for sale for $2,000 or more.

Friday was her son’s 8th birthday. Skees said all he asked for was his puppy.

“I don’t understand what we did to deserve it,” she said.

If you see a dog that may be Haze or know anything about the case, you are asked to call the Beaver Falls police.

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