People who went missing with their dogs

This week’s list is of people who disappeared along with their pet dog or dogs. It includes cases where the dog turned up later on.

Kevin Jay Ayotte
Simmoni Jamie Berry
Melvin Eugene Butler II
Patrick Francis Carnes
Austin Jay Childs, David Scott Keller and John Edward Zimmerman II
Joseph Robert Clewley
Jeffrey David Daymude
Florence Agness Dumontet
Thomas Edmonds Godwin
Deborah Ann Heriford
Reed Taylor Jeppson
Samantha Michelle Kibalo
Karen Margaret Kincaid
Steven Earl Kraft II
Patricia Ann Krieger
Donna Kay Krnak and Thomas John Krnak
Roger Kay Liles
Michael Larry Madden
Johnny Randall McCray
Timothy James McKye
Theresa Marie McLaughlin
Douglas Edward Meer
Molly Ann Meyer
Tristen Alan Myers
Lisa Ann Myers Neugent
Pamela Jane Page
Donnie Lee Payne
Melanie Ann Quadros
Domingo Raul Ramirez
Elaine Marie Robertson
Bob Sabaratnam
Cameron John Sequeira
Sandra Ann Sollie
Shawn Eric Spencer
Michael Russell Taus
Charles Lee Toliver
Adan Velasco
Wilson Wayne Walstrom
Judy Tolane Wardrip

Honorable mentions:
William Cameron Brown: I think his dog disappeared with him, but I’m not 100% sure.
Beth Ellen Rogers: Same with her.

10 thoughts on “People who went missing with their dogs

  1. Mischa May 6, 2013 / 2:36 pm

    Reed Taylor Jeppson is missing. He disappeared with both his dogs.

  2. Princess Shantae May 6, 2013 / 3:54 pm

    You might say Beth Rogers’s dog is kind of responsible for her being missing, if she was trying to save it she got swept away.
    How about Ivy Leinen in Montana?
    Hers was kinda strange. I mean, she goes out to walk the dogs in Montana and there’s still ice on the river thick enough for her to think it’s safe to walk out on it, but her profile says she’s got on a short sleeveless dress?

    • Meaghan May 6, 2013 / 4:29 pm

      I decided the person didn’t necessarily count cause they were last seen walking their dog(s) like Ivy was. The dog(s) had to disappear along with the person. Ivy’s dogs came home only a few minutes after she left; they were never really missing.

      You might say Beth kind of caused her own disappearance, jumping into the water like that. A lot of people would say a dog is not worth risking your life for — especially since dogs tend to have swimming abilities as good as or better than most people. I have no idea what I would do if Michael’s cat fell in a swift-flowing river or got trapped in a burning building or something and only I could rescue her. I suppose it would depend on the circumstances. I’m a very poor swimmer — I can dog paddle and that’s about it. I like to say “I can swim, but only as an alternative to drowning.”

  3. T.T. May 6, 2013 / 9:09 pm

    Sandra Ann Sollie? Also, not to sound rude, but you shafted her twice: on this list and the pregnant women/girls list.

    • Meaghan May 7, 2013 / 2:47 am

      *adds her* I assure you have I no prejudice against Ms. Sollie. I don’t know why I keep forgetting her.

  4. Crystal May 8, 2013 / 5:26 pm

    I always thought the Reed Jeppson case was bizarre. He was a good sized kid and hardly seems the type to run away. And if he was abducted did the abductor take the dogs, too? Weird.

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