About Bobbie The Wonder Dog

Bobbie's story is everyone's story - the deeply rooted desire to return home.

  • 1921 - Bobbie, a mixed Scotch Collie / English Shepherd, is born.

  • August 6, 1923 - Bobbie heads East on a road-trip with his owners.

  • August 15, 1923 - Bobbie, chased off by a local dog pack, is lost in the town of Wolcott, Indiana as his owner refuels.

  • February 15, 1924 - Bobbie returns home to Silverton.

  • March 1927 - Bobbie turns ill and is taken to Rose City Veterinary Hospital in Portland.

  • April 6, 1927 - Bobbie dies, bringing sadness and mourning to his many worldwide admirers.

  • 1932 - Silverton has it's first annual Pet Parade (a tradition to this day) with Bobbie's son Pal as grand marshall.

  • 2004 - A memorial devoted to Bobbie is established in Silverton complete with a statue, doghouse and mural.

  • 2012 - The movement to BRING BOBBIE HOME begins.

Join The Movement

It's going to take an entire community to bring Bobbie home.  Please join our growing numbers.

Spread The Word

Tell Bobbie's story with free stickers and buttons.  Perhaps hats and t-shirts next?