Chris Stratton says Ace, his family's beloved dog was found on June 3.

By: Digital Content Producer Heather Lang

UPDATE (June 3, 2021) — Good news from the Stratton family! They say Ace has been found safe and is now back home.

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Chris Stratton is thanking the Pittsburgh community for their help, “A very special thanks to the Upper Hill neighborhood-everyone was very helpful and invested in getting him back to us!”


PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Pirates player Chris Stratton has put out a call to fans for help finding Ace, his family’s beloved dog.

Stratton says Ace is a 50-pound Labrador-heeler mix. He has black fur with white and gray markings on his chest and paws.

Ace was not wearing a collar when he disappeared.

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According to Stratton, Ace managed to escape from the family’s backyard in Shadyside. He was last seen Thursday night crossing Penn Avenue to N. Negley and E. Liberty Boulevard.

The Pirates even tweeted to help get the word out.

Statton says he is thankful to everyone who has reached out with sightings, advice and support.

“Thanks again for helping my family find him!” writes Stratton.

Come home, Ace.

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