The family were so distraught, in fact, that they started a campaign to find Sasha, mounting posters up in the neighborhood in the process. Within time, meanwhile, the family’s heartbreaking story gained wide currency in the media and on the internet.
And as it turned out, the missing possessions weren’t as important to Elena as Sasha was. “I don’t care about the rest [of the items] but the dog,” Elena told ABC News. She added, “We want her home as soon as possible.” In particular, Elena was worried for Sasha’s well-being.