Jenny Marrs, host of HGTV’s “Fixer to Fabulous,” harnessed the ability of social media after her household’s beloved canine Dolly — who’s made frequent appearances on the hit show — disappeared from their farm in Bentonville, Arkansas. After trying in every single place for lovely Dolly, the mother of 5 turned to Instagram for assist — and it labored! Here’s the way it all unfolded…
‘Super Sweet’ Dolly is a Beloved Member of the Marrs Family
Dolly is among the household’s rescue pups and is almost deaf, in accordance with a video posted to HGTV’s Facebook web page in November 2021.
Jenny’s husband and co-host, Dave Marrs, defined within the video, “She’s tremendous, tremendous lazy however she’s tremendous candy.” Jenny added that Dolly and their cat, Ellie, are finest mates.
The household’s social media followers are very aware of Dolly, who makes frequent appearances on Jenny’s Instagram. In current weeks, she’s been seen plopped proper down in entrance of HGTV’s manufacturing crew, taking a nap among the many youngsters’ toys and hanging out with the sheep.
So followers have been very anxious when Jenny posted that Dolly had gone lacking shortly after she and Dave returned from a enjoyable New York journey with their twin boys. On October 2, 2022, Jenny uploaded a photograph of Dolly to Instagram and pleaded with native followers to be looking out for the pup.
“Okay, I do know social media can be utilized for good so right here goes,” she wrote. “Dolly ran exterior excitedly once we received residence yesterday to greet us together with all of the kiddos. Then, she sat down within the sunshine and took a nap. We needed to depart for soccer about thirty minutes later and Dolly refused to budge. So, I figured she could be superb till we received again (she loves sleeping within the grass within the solar).”
Jenny then shared that once they returned residence, Dolly was gone.
“We figured she was visiting Mr. Bob since he all the time has particular treats for our canines,” she wrote. “When she did not come residence, we checked in and requested him to ship her residence. But, she wasn’t there. We’ve searched in every single place and requested all of the neighbors however we’ve not been capable of finding her. We’re so anxious about our woman and I’m desperately hoping somebody has seen her and the ability of social media will alert that particular person and can get Dolly residence.”
Fans flooded her submit with prayers and well-wishes. Someone who owns a German Shorthaired Pointer wrote, “Oh no! I hope she finds her method residence quickly. We have a GSP as effectively and understand how quirky they are often…. Hopefully she’s simply on an journey.” Jenny replied to the submit with a number of praying fingers emojis.
Social Media Saves the Day — and Dolly!
Later that day, Jenny posted a photograph of her two daughters — 10-year-old Sylvie and 8-year-old Charlotte — snuggling with Dolly and one other considered one of their pups, Banana, and wrote “SHE’S HOME!!”
Jenny additionally added an replace to her earlier host about Dolly’s disappearance.
“UPDATE: SHE IS HOME,” she wrote, including a number of celebratory emojis. “Someone noticed her picture on social media and we discovered her!!!!!!!!!!!! She was being cared for by a candy household in a single day and we’re all THRILLED TO BE REUNITED! Thank you for praying!!”
Fans have been so relieved, with hundreds reacting to the excellent news. One wrote, “I used to be sitting right here worrying with you. I’m so sorry on your scare! Welcome residence, candy woman!”
Another commented, “Great information! Nothing just like the love for our pets. So joyful for you all”
The Marrs’ farm is residence to numerous well-loved animals, together with — finally depend — 16 sheep together with current arrival Daisy, eight cows, a number of chickens, two bunnies, and a llama named Alfie. The household has additionally had two robust losses in 2022, with the troublesome deaths of Jenny’s llama, Larry, and one of many household’s younger sheep, named Sunny.