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Friday, September 25, 2009

Kayla - Lost Cardigan Female in Poulsbo, Washington - UPDATED 9/29/09

This pretty girl, Kayla, was bred by the same breeders that gave us Denali and Sage. She got out of her owner's yard on Friday, 9/25/09 when the gate was accidentally left ajar. She lives in Poulsbo, WA.

Scroll down for a complete description of Kayla and contact information for her owner.

UPDATE: 9/29/09

Kayla's home is on Dozer Lane, just off of Hwy. 3 and Scenic Dr., two miles south of Hood Canal Bridge in Poulsbo, WA. It appears that Kayla has traveled several miles northeast and may now be establishing a territory.

She was last seen on Monday evening (9/28/09) by a resident located northeast of Salisbury Hill Place NE*, Poulsbo, WA. This is several miles northeast of her home, just to the east of Hood Canal Bridge. This is the second time Kayla has been seen in this area.

*Note: This street doesn't show come up on Google Maps, but if you Google "Salisbury Point Park, Poulsbo, WA" on Google Maps, you'll see Salisbury Hill Place NE, where Kayla is thought to be, southeast of the park and just across Hwy 104.

Here's a map, showing the location of the last sighting, and anticipated movement, if she continues on the path she's been traveling:

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More info. below!
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CH C-Myste Kahlua 'n Cream (Kayla)

Kayla accidentally got out of her owner's yard in Poulsbo, Washington – (Puget Sound area, north of Bremerton). She does have an AVID microchip.

Anyone with information on this dog should immediately call her owner:

360-271-6622 (cell), or 360-697-1885 (home)

You may also e-mail:


Call name: Kayla
Breed: purebred Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Gender: Female - spayed
Age: Approximately 4-1/2 years
Coloring: Dark brown brindle** with white markings on her face, chest and legs
(**Note: Her dark brindle might appear to be black in heavily shaded areas.)
Weight: 32-34 pounds
Microchip: Kayla has an AVID microchip, registered to her owner and breeder.

Special note: Kayla had a litter of puppies about three months ago. She had a c-section, so her belly was shaved. She may be blowing coat now.

More pictures and information about Kayla can be seen here, on her breeder's blog.

Very important - if you see this dog do not chase her. She is friendly, but reserved. It is best to kneel down and call her. If you see her, but are unable to get her to come to you, please call the owner and report the location of the sighting at once! Timing is critical. If you're able to lure her, using food, to a contained area, that would be the best thing. If she can be contained in a gated area, a garage, etc. then her owner can be contacted to come and get her. Anyone in the area that might be able to help look for Kayla, your help is appreciated!


Help is really needed, as Kayla has entered a heavily forested area, located a few miles northeast of her home. Finding a dog in this terrain requires people who are willing to help search on foot. If you're willing to help, please e-mail: Please include your name and telephone number.


Shep said...

Oh man...

I'll keep my eyes open for her, I'm in that area. Hope she gets back safe and sound. :/

Elbeepem said...


Thanks. I am trying to get the owner's address, so we will know more specifically where Kayla was last. Can you e-mail me please?

Kayla's owner is out of town and it would really help to have someone in the area who might be able to contact some nearby veterinary hospitals and shelters. I am in California and don't know the area at all.


Shep said...

I just tossed you an email - so sorry, I've been working all weekend, but wanted you to know that I called the rescue groups in our area, the vets, the pet stores, and I've called the humane society as well, and put in the lost repost for her. So far, no luck, but I will say a friend of mine saw the flyers in Poulsbo and asked me about her, so they're working!

My husband will run up and check the shelter here after work, he gets off at three and is fifteen minutes from their location. If someone finds out that she's there, tell us, call me - I emailed you my phone number. We can bail her out for them, if need be...

Elbeepem said...


Thanks loads! Will connect with you via e-mail!

Traci said...

Oh I'm so glad that she's been spotted.... it gives us hope. Please Kayla, let the people help you honey....
I just pray she's brought home safe and sound....

Léo said...

A couple of things to correct: Kayla was spayed after the litter was about 8 weeks old.
Her Avid chip is now registered with her new owner and me.

Please contact me with any news or questions as well as Carolyn, Mandy or the new owner, Liz who has been a trooper through all of this.

Thanks. Le'o

Elbeepem said...


Thanks for the additional information re: Kayla. I've changed the description accordingly.

I've been in continued communications with LIz and will update this posting with any new news regarding Kayla's whereabouts.

I figured it might be easiest for Liz to have a place on the web to refer anyone who wanted information on Kayla and I knew that Carolyn and Mandy were out of town and not in a position to post something right away. As well, I was hoping that anyone in the area might see this and offer assistance, which has taken place (Thanks Wiccan!).

As of today, with a second sighting in the same area, let's hope that Kayla can be found soon! I know that Liz is doing all she can!

Shep said...

Not a problem, guys.

We were out today for several hours with our dogs, combing the back area and woods, calling and moving into those places that aren't grand terrain.

We did get fliers into everyone's boxes in the area, went door to door, knocked and called. She's been spotted twice in the area now, and once more apparently by a man down on the beach on Saturday before moving up into the area she is apparently in now. So, on a good note, she's starting to sort of settle a bit and poke around on people's porches and driveways...

Several training barns back up onto the land use that area for trail riding. We went to several of the barns and put up fliers as well, and I spoke to several horse-club members who will keep an eye out for her as well, and so will the guys working near the electrical station... one of them had shown Corgis (Pems, small world, haha) and knew exactly what to look for, so that was great - nice group of men, and very helpful and concerned.

We're keeping in touch, and will go back and search tomorrow...