PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A new partnership between us at NewsChannel 7 and a local veterinarian aims to re-unite pet owners with their lost animals.
“It’s somewhat like being a pet detective in a way,” Dr. Gerrie Barr said. “I mean you’re trying to find something that’s been lost.”
Realizing your pet is missing can be gut wrenching. Dr. Barr knows the feeling himself, after losing one of his pets this year, and it’s happened to countless clients too.
“It just struck a bell. You have to do something,” he said.
After 40 years as a veterinarian in Panama City Beach, Dr. Barr saw a need for folks to move past hanging “missing” signs throughout the neighborhood. He wanted to create a forum for missing pets on social media.
“I’m hoping this will solve this problem,” he said. “At least, if we get