SPICEWOOD, Texas (KXAN) — The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the Lucki Dogs Pet Resort in Spicewood after a pet recovery service found the remains of a dog buried on the property.
According to Burnet County Sheriff’s Office Captain of Support Services Mike Sorenson, greater-Austin non-profit Trapping, Rescue, and Pet Recovery Service (TRAPRS) told investigators on July 1 that group members found a dog buried on the property of Lucki Dogs Resort.
Investigators said the dog is a golden retriever named Indy went missing while staying Lucki Dog. Indy’s owners identified the dog through a collar and microchip.
The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office animal control unit is now looking into how Indy died.
On Monday, we went to the pet resort and spoke with an employee. She said she did not wish to make a comment at this time. We called Lucki Dogs Tuesday afternoon, but no one answered.
Bee Cave Mayor Kara King said the Lake Travis community started rallying behind Indy’s owners when the dog was first reported missing from the kennel. She said everyone was heartbroken when Indy’s remains were found.
“When we learned what tragically happened to Indy it was gut-wrenching,” she said. “I personally shed tears. I know people felt betrayed, they felt lied to.”
The investigation is still in its early stages. The sheriff’s office asks anyone with information on this case or anyone who has had issues with Lucki Dogs in the past to email Officer Jason Jewett at email@example.com.