SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A San Jose Army veteran is asking for the public’s help to find his service dog who ran off Tuesday afternoon.
Jeff Wilson, 43, served in the Army for 14 years before moving to San Jose three years ago. He rescued his dog, Lobo, 3, and started training him with Operation Freedom Paws for the past year and a half.
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The Gilroy-based nonprofit trains veterans and disabled people to train rescue dogs who become certified service dogs as part of the program.
Around noon, Lobo was spooked as the pair was getting into a car at Wilson’s home on Rue Avati, just east of Lundy Avenue in the Berryessa neighborhood, Wilson said.
The dog, a German shepherd-collie mix, ran off and Wilson, who had knee surgery a week ago, was unable to grab him, he said.
Since then, Operation Freedom…
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