Disabled Corpus Christi man is missing his service dog

Posted at 5:21 PM, Jan 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-23 18:50:38-05


Posters are spread for miles across Corpus Christi as the Manka family continues to search for their therapy dog.

“Her name is trinity and we miss her very much,” said Louis Garza.

Garza is a 37 year old man who lives with foster parents, and is now missing his English bulldog.

“Her smile, her licking,” said Garza.

He suffers from anxiety disorders, which his dog Trinity helps him cope with.

“She was not just a dog, she was like a person,” said Garza.

His foster mom, Linda Manka says without Trinity, Louis becomes distant and occasionally unresponsive.

“It’s just an empty feeling, it’s a loss for our family for sure,” said Manka.

Trinity is currently on medication and the family fears if she’s wandering the streets she may not make it through the wintery weather.

Louis  is also needing her and wanting her really bad and I know that our dog needs us also,” said Manka.

The dog was last seen near Stages and Alameda Street.

The family is offering a $300 reward for the return of their dog, no questions asked.

If you have any information on the dog, or believe you have seen her call Linda Manka : 361-701-5833