"Could this be your Kramer at the South L.A. Shelter?"


Nik Glaser’s holiday cheer came to devastating halt when his service dog Kramer disappeared from his Los Angeles apartment under suspicious circumstances around Christmastime.

Determined never to give up on the golden doodle, who helps Glaser control his anxiety, the man covered his neighborhood and social media accounts with missing dog fliers and messages. And he didn’t stop there: he also filed a police report and created his own tip line open to anyone with clues about Kramer’s whereabouts.

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He followed up on numerous tips, including sightings of Kramer all over California and in dog sale ads on Craigslist, but none of them delivered.

Then on Tuesday, Glaser got the message he had been waiting for. Linda Zlot Perason posted a photo of a dog on the Bring Kramer Home Facebook page asking, “Could this be your Kramer at the South L.A. Shelter?”

It was! And a few hours later, Glaser was on a plane from Seattle, where he’d relocated for work, to Los Angeles — a trip he made several times during his search for Kramer. The pair reunited in a love fest, which included lots of hugs and a few licks — and will surely continue on to Valentine’s Day.