UPDATE: Missing terrier, ejected from a truck, is found safe in Kerrville

The dog was being taken to the shelter when his crate came loose en route.

They found the little guy — safely.

A male Jack Russell terrier whose crate came loose in the back of a truck en route to Kerr County Animal Control Services early Thursday morning was found unharmed Friday afternoon in Kerrville.

"Thank you to everyone for the help in trying to locate the missing dog," said Reagan Givens, the KCAS director.


Givens said the dog's crate became loose and, unbeknownst to the driver, came off the back of the truck. The dog was going to be temporarily held at the shelter before he went missing. The dog was lost along Thompson Drive in Kerrville.

The Kerr County Animal Services, Kerr County Sheriff's Office and Kerrville Pets Alive searched the for dog Friday morning.

"A citizen found the dog, and it has been returned, unharmed, back to his owner," Givens said.

The Kerr County Sheriff's Office posted a picture on its Facebook page Friday morning — sparking a wave of interest in finding the dog.

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