Owners Search For Two Dogs Stolen From Parked Car

Bianco and Misha have been with the Orlando family since they were born.

By Christina Hernandez
|  Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012  |  Updated 8:47 AM EDT
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On July 2, Jennifer and Patrick Orlando stopped at the Publix in Mary Brickell Village around 3 p.m. They left their two white Maltese dogs in their car parked on the second floor of the parking garage. The couple said the afternoon trip only took 10 minutes.

On July 2, Jennifer and Patrick Orlando stopped at the Publix in Mary Brickell Village around 3 p.m. They left their two white Maltese dogs in their car parked on the second floor of the parking garage. The couple said the afternoon trip only took 10 minutes.

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Owners Search For Two Dogs Stolen From Parked Car

Two dogs were stolen in broad daylight from a Brickell parking garage a week ago. Now the animals' owners are desperate, taking off work to find their pets. Jennifer Orlando talks to NBC 6 about what it's like to no longer have her pets.
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Two dogs were stolen in broad daylight from a Brickell parking garage a week ago.

Now the animals' owners are desperate, taking off work to find their pets.

Bianco and Misha have been with the Orlando family since they were born.

"From one day to another just realizing you don't have that anymore," Jennifer Orlando said. "You're used to that, go to your house, open your door, they're there, they bark, they're so excited, and now  they're so scared because they're not with us."

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On July 2, Jennifer and Patrick Orlando stopped at the Publix in Mary Brickell Village around 3 p.m.

They left their two white Maltese dogs in their car parked on the second floor of the parking garage. The couple said the afternoon trip only took 10 minutes.

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"My wife said the dogs aren't there. I said, of course they're there.They're in the car," Patrick Orlando explained. "As soon as we went around, we saw that the window had been broken and the dogs had been taken."

Since then, Patrick hasn't been back to work. Instead, he's been working on finding Bianco and Misha, even printing 16,000 posters.

"More than half of them have been taken down, but I just keep going back to the same places and keep putting them up," he said. "I'm going to put up every single one of those fliers."

They're hoping they led to the safe return of the two dogs that have left the Orlando family devastated.

"We don't know what to do. Just help us," Jennifer Orlando said. "Just give me back my dogs. It's all we want."

There is a $6,000 reward. If anyone has information please call 305-432-2218 or drop the dogs off at the Brickell Animal Hospital.

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