Miami-Dade Animal Services seeks stolen dog

Department says 1-year-old Django was stolen Tuesday from shelter

Published On: May 17 2013 08:14:41 PM EDT   Updated On: May 18 2013 04:43:31 PM EDT
MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -

The Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department is asking for the public's help in finding the couple responsible for the theft of Django, a 1-year-old intact male Belgian Malinois.

According to the department, the dog was stolen from the shelter on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Surveillance video captured the dognapping duo as they made their getaway through a restricted access exit.

"The Department is extremely concerned for the welfare of the dog," said Alex Muñoz, Director of the Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department. "We are diligently working to ensure his safe recovery."

Anyone with information related to the identity of the individuals or the current location of the dog is encouraged to contact the Animal Services Investigations Unit at 305-418-7172.