Missing service dog

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A disabled veteran needs help in finding his missing service dog - a yellow lab named Emma. Forrest Ward is paralyzed from the chest down and confined to a wheelchair. His service dog Emma helps him by pushing him in his chair, answering the phone and picking up objects off the floor.

Ward says she was last seen in the Morris/Mt. Olive area of Jefferson County. Ward and Emma were walking outdoors when the sound of a gunshot scared her and she ran away.

If you see Emma - Ward says the best thing to do is call her by name and offer her a treat - then call him at 205-757-6456.

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