Stranger rescues dog belonging to mom's late son

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WIDEFIELD, Colo. (KKTV) - UPDATE 1/8/19:
A mother in Widefield is thanking the public after her late son's dog was rescued by a complete stranger this week.

"Always make sure your dog has tags on and get it micro chipped if you can," Amber Davenport said. "You never know when your dog can get loose."

Sergey Chacon saw the dog, Frodo, was missing after noticing a report on the 11 News Facebook page. He said Frodo started coming to his house about a week ago. He could never get close enough to catch him. On Tuesday Frodo let Sergey's mom come up to him and rescue him.

Frodo was a little skinny according to Amber and had a small injury. Overall she said Frodo will be just fine and they were taking him to the vet.

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ORIGINAL STORY 1/2/19:

A woman is pleading for the public's help in tracking down a missing dog that belonged to her late son.

Amber Davenport reached out to 11 News hoping the community could keep eye open for Frodo. Frodo is a male dachshund mix and is pictured at the top of this article. He was last seen on Dec. 25 in the Widefield area. Amber says there have also been possible sightings in the Chelton and Academy area of Colorado Springs.

Frodo does not have a micro chip and doesn't have tags. He may be in a green collar.

If you have seen Frodo or know where he might be please call Amber at 719-329-8699.

If you have a missing pet 11 News Executive Producer Tony Keith recommends utilizing Colorado Springs Lost Pet Alert on Facebook. The page is below. (App users may have to click view additional content).