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‘Affluenza’ Mother Worried Sick About Dog Lost in Mexico


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While state and federal officials worked to extradite the so-called ‘affluenza’ teen and his mother, Tanya Couch was apparently very concerned about her missing dog, a Saarloos Wolfdog. The dog is still running around somewhere in Mexico, and her family posted pictures on Facebook, hoping someone would find it, according to the Daily Mail. In addition to cobbling together some funds to make bail, the family is also offering a $1,000 reward for anyone who finds the missing dog.

The dog has not been seen since the mother-son duo were arrested in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on Dec. 28. The two fled to Mexico in early December, after packing up guns and withdrawing cash, according to local reports. Ethan Couch was sentenced to 10 years probation a few years ago after he was convicted on four counts of intoxication manslaughter. Authorities say Couch and his mother took off after he failed to show up for a Dec. 10 meeting with his probation officer.

Tanya Couch was in bond court today, where a judge lowered her bond from $1 million to $75,000.

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