Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker, Ryan Fischer, Recovering In Hospital After Dogs Are Returned
Fischer was shot Wednesday night when the singer’s dogs were stolen in Los Angeles. One of the dogs, Asia, was able to escape, but the robbers grabbed Koji and Gustav. On Friday evening, an unidentified woman brought the two stolen French Bulldogs to the Los Angeles Olympic Police Station unharmed.
In two Instagram posts, Fischer updated everyone on what happened. “4 days ago, while a car sped away and blood poured from my gun shot wound, an angel trotted over and laid next to me,” Fischer wrote alongside a photo of him in the hospital. “My panicked screams calmed as I looked at her, even though it registered that the blood pooling around her tiny body was my own. I cradled Asia as best I could, thanked her for all the incredible adventures we’d been on together, apologized that I couldn’t defend her brothers and then resolved that I would still try to save them … and myself.”
“Hopeful that my calm(ish) and forceful pleas for the urgency of my care as well as the focused descriptions of the dogs would be enough to help me and get enough police and media attention to find the boys, I looked backed at my guardian angel. I smiled at her shaking form, thankful that at least she would be okay. From that point, right as the neighbors poured from their homes and restaurant to us on the sidewalk, life has taken a very sudden and unexpected turn,” he continued.
In the second post, Fisher shared that he is “still in recovery from a very close call with death and have kept myself (for the most part, I mean I am human) from the growing media story.”
“I will write and say more later but the gratitude for all the love I feel from around this planet is immense and intense,” he added. “I felt your healing support! Thank you. I am humbled and grateful that attention and focus from the police were enough to get Koji and Gustav back to safety and I know they are committed to bringing these criminals and attempted murderers to justice. I am so appreciative of everything you continue to do.”
Fisher ended his statement by thanking Lady Gaga, “your babies are back and the family is whole … we did it! You have shown so much support throughout this whole crisis to both me and my family. But your support as a friend, despite your own traumatic loss from your kids, was unwavering. I love you and thank you,” he said. “And now? A lot of healing still needs to happen but I look forward to the future and the moment when I get bombarded with kisses and licks (and maybe even excitement pee?) from Asia, Koji and Gustav.”