By Greg Hambrick
A service dog that routinely comforts wounded U.S. troops went missing on July 4. The owner has upped the reward in the search for Abby to $3,000. She is an 18-month-old female Rottweiler, and among her distinguishing characteristics are those two dots above her eyes.
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