[Updated] One Missing Dog Returned Home, Other Died

The community rallied to help find two dogs that went missing, but only one came home safe.

This dog is missing from Sarah Drive in Oxford. Credit: Megan Spicer
This dog is missing from Sarah Drive in Oxford. Credit: Megan Spicer
Update at 2:26 p.m. on Oct. 12:

The Spicer family of Oxford informed us that Henry, one of their dogs that was missing, passed away last night.  

The other dog, Phoebe, is back home safe.

The original report follows:

Henry and Phoebe live on Sarah Drive. Their owner, Megan Spicer, said they hopped over the invisible fence on Wednesday, Dec. 11. 

Spicer asked anyone who sees her dogs to call her at 203-233-0769.
Lisa December 12, 2013 at 07:59 AM
Pheobe found her way home...Henry still not home yet. Thank you everyone for keeping an eye out for them.Henry is a big dog but very friendly.
Susan Cann Lydem December 12, 2013 at 10:09 AM
Sharing on Facebook - please keep us posted!
Billie Rice December 12, 2013 at 11:25 AM
glad to hear 1 found their way back home....keep us posted when the other 1 is home...been praying for ya....Beautiful pups
Jason December 12, 2013 at 01:10 PM
Hope that you find your G. Dane. It will help that he is friendly. Is there any identification on Henry ? collar, microchip? Please keep us posted.
Jaimie Cura (Editor) December 12, 2013 at 02:26 PM
It's with a sad heart that I pass along this message from the family. Henry passed away. Thank you to all who shared the article. Keeping the family in my thoughts.
JYD December 12, 2013 at 02:46 PM
That's heartbreaking. I'm so sorry.
Jason December 12, 2013 at 02:49 PM
Extremely sorry to hear that. RIP Henry. Prayers are being sent to his family.
Jason December 12, 2013 at 03:26 PM
Julianna, there has been an update on this story. Please read the top of the page just above the original article. Thank you
Judy Umstead December 12, 2013 at 05:06 PM
I am so sorry. He was such a good boy
Susan Cann Lydem December 12, 2013 at 06:28 PM
I'm so sorry to read this sad update. Please know that my thoughts are with you tonight. Henry was blessed to have such a loving family.
Tina Marie Ebert December 13, 2013 at 07:35 AM
Sorry to hear about Henry! so sad!
melanie anne December 13, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Julianna yes we would like to know a little more info. I was speaking to my other neighbor this morning, we both live on Sarah Dr and own big dogs who do periodically escape. This is very scary. I'm Melanie and if you'd like you can call me at 203 586 6112. Thank you greatly
Nicole December 13, 2013 at 12:27 PM
Sorry Melanie still trying to find the "where, when and who" info myself. Just be very careful for now to make sure your big dogs don't get out!
JED December 16, 2013 at 06:19 PM
I am so sorry. Was it reported what happened to Henry? Was it the cold? Other predators? Where was he found? I apologize if the completed story has been previously reported.
Gary Diamond January 10, 2014 at 01:39 PM
Was it coyotes? There getting really bold here, they have killed most of my outdoor cats, and the coyotes walk down the road in broad daylight, lite, like they own the road. And walk right into my driveway.


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