Lost: Fox Red Labrador Retriever Female In South West (TR1)

  • Dog ID 50187
  • Status Lost
  • Registered 20 Mar 2013
  • Name RUBY MISSING FOUR YEARS
  • Gender & Breed Female Labrador Retriever
  • Age Adult
  • Build
  • Colour Fox Red
  • Tail
  • Marks & Scars
  • Tagged Unknown
  • Microchipped Unknown
  • Tattooed Unknown
  • Date Lost 19 Mar 2013
  • Where Lost Highertown Vets Truro
  • Lost In Region South West
  • Lost In Post Area TR1
  • Date Reunited
  • Other Info Ruby is very timid - she was sighted this afternoon (20th march)nr the Richard Lander School
  • Phone 1 07701082077
  • Phone 2 07814728827
  • Reward?
  • Listed By ESSJ - Area Co-ordinator Rutland (was Bedfordshire)
  • Views 10698
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DogLostSharon - Social Media Team
I have re-shared with DL FB Page, Twitter & Public. I hope you have news of Ruby soon. X
janiejewel1649
Hope, and pray that we hear some good news of beautuiful Ruby. Paws xd
onestopalldogs
Re Shared to @onestopalldogsLost Facebook and Twitter
Seeks
Your never forgotten beautiful .... Will reshare you and retweet you again today xx
Seeks
Sadly still missing xx
DogLostSvend - Area Volunteer, Wiltshire
Update: confirmed not Ruby :(. Urgent - will go for re-homing tomorrow: please check https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10210773861769081&set=gm.1113908595356474&type=3Last edited: 2016-09-09 16:15:41 by Svend - Area Volunteer, Wiltshire
DogLostjenny4 - Area Co-ordinator, West Hampshire
sad for Ruby but this one has been reunited Moogie
http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=91717#.Ve9EJflViko
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Just seen this on Facebook:
(crossposting only from an Animal Search UK website listing)
Dog was wandering on the playing fields at Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro, Cornwall.
Fox red Labrador, very sweet girl. Has had puppies at some time.
Sounds very much like Ruby and I think someone has contacted owner.
Page bumped due to possible sighting
Last edited: 2015-09-08 20:26:52 by Moogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Jane
http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/pests_pollution_food_safety/animal_welfare/stray_and_abandoned_dogs/stray_dog_photographs.aspx Fox red bitch currently with Cheshire West, copy and paste link
DogLostFergal - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Please check 73464 Founds, with Dog Warden
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Ruby is still missing and as far as I'm aware, she hasn't been spotted now form months
Char
Just wondering if Ruby has been found yet? or have there been any sightings of her?
Amanda
Do you know if anyone enquired about the red lab found in Budleigh Salterton?
Amanda
Red female lab found Budleigh Salterton EX9 24 Nov: http://www.animalwardens.co.uk/lost-found-dogs-search?sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=&sobi2Id=71257
ann
Thanks for contacting us about the pirate fm dog but not Ruby I am afraid from the description but I have sent an email to the lady just incase. No other news or sightings to report I am afraid. We still feel she is alive and out there somewhere, so again thank you to everyone who has put up posters and watching sights it is hard not to give up hope after this length of time but if a dog can survive she is intelligent enough to do so as she was not spayed she will have been in season by now so could well have a family!!! Who knows. Ann Rubys owner
Di
On Pirate FM site, there is a post of a found dog
"6th Sep 2013, Found Dog, Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Allet, Cornwall
Found Golden Retriever, Fairly Elderly Dog, wearing a collar, micro chipped, Found along the B3284 coming off A30 towards Truro. Please contact Dania on 01872 273939"
I tried to e-mail the person, but it keeps failing.
Texts sent to both contact nos for Ruby's ownerLast edited: 2013-09-07 11:03:17 by Di
millie
any news yet? its been a while now, hope she is seen somewhere soon
DogLostFergal - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Can someone take a look at the red looking Lab on the Councils DW Cheshire West and Chester. Picked up 7/8 Rehoming date 15/8 - tel 0300 123 8 123
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Thank you Millie and Max.
millie
Hi Max -I have postered at Tresillian today.I went into the Garden center at the end of the village ( they have a poster) the Wheel inn where two customers took a poster that they were putting up in the farm shop at Probus and they were going to inform the gamekeeper at Trewithen House so he could keep an eye out.The very friendly lady in the local post office and several in the village and also on the back road to Truro ( Pencalenick school ,farm entrances and opp. Penair school)There were one or two posters I'd put in this area before and some had been removed.Anyway fingers crossed ,hope she is sighted soon.
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
I have been out this morning & walked a stretch of the river from Tresillian towards St Clements (parked just up private lane of Pencalenick school). Spoke with local dog walker, was not aware of Ruby (is now).sadly I didn't have any posters as I don't have a printer, it would be good if anyone is near that end who could put some up. there are lots of firms & a couple of houses on the riverbank who may spot her if she goes there. I also spoke to landlord of The wheel Inn, he will keep an eye out (poster could maybe go there), there is a beer garden right on the river, it would be easy for Ruby to cross the river there as it is shallower/narrower. if no-one can poster this week, I will try & get back there next weekend if not sooner.
millie
I have postered the area around Malpas StClements and foothpaths leading to Park Farm.I called at the farm and the lady now has a poster and as far as she knows no one owns a Lab. in the area.(she has only a small group of neighbours)I really hope this could be Ruby and she is following the river home.
millie
Hopefully this is Ruby,I know exactly where this is and can go this afternoon.I postered that area a while ago and its the way home if she can get to Trsillian by following the river and then cross or get through the village by road and carry on to the small road at the end of the village that leads to Ruanlanihorne and the Roseland ( which is home??)
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
I will be able to go & have a quick look on Saturday morning early, before I go shopping (I have to come to Truro) & I can do a search early Sunday morning if anyone wants to join me?
DogLostjenny4 - Area Co-ordinator, West Hampshire
Great to have some news. maybe she is sleeping in the barn/shed at the farm.if more sightings up that way maybe the owners can get a feeding station going up there.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Just received this email from Ruby's owner:
I have had a message from the vets that they had someone ring in having seen a dog that matched the description of the one that has been on the poster in their window, running up Park Lane towards Park Farm at St Clemence Truro which is sort of below Truro Rugby Club. Maybe something or nothing James had a look as I was away but nothing he could not do much as he had to get back to the pheasants, may not be anything but you never know!
DogLostjenny4 - Area Co-ordinator, West Hampshire
I think we need new posters put up , there will be lots of holiday makers around and hopefully someone may spot her.
I wonder if it would be a good thing to also post where she first went missing?you never know she may go back that way.
Come on Ruby get sighted.x
reggiemollieros
Sorry there was a found dog on twitter but the post now says returned to owner. So have edited my comment. Last edited: 2013-07-07 10:11:17 by reggiemollieros
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Thank you Millie :) a great help
millie
I postered an area of a few miles today from the back of Trelissick at Cowlands,Porth Kea,Calenick,Malpas,St.Clements and onto Tresillian following the river and over rural land.I really hope there is a sighting soon ,fingers crossed.She must be somewhere? Really hoping that this will help.
millie
I postered an area of a few miles today from the back of Trelissick at Cowlands,Porth Kea,Calenick,Malpas,St.Clements and onto Tresillian following the river and over rural land.I really hope there is a sighting soon ,fingers crossed.She must be somewhere? Really hoping that this will help.
Tan
I hope you have some positive news soon.
ann
This Is Rubys owner No sightings for some time now but please keep looking and a huge thank you to all who are helping in the search. I have looked at all the dogs found but sadly none her. We are desperate to get her back.
xWendyx
Female fox red lab found - 53415
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
No sightings now for a few weeks
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Ruby where are you girl? really is time you showed yourself xx
Tiana
Hi, any recent sightings of Ruby please? Come on girl we need to help get you home...
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Thanks Hart, I have passed this on to owner
Hart
....although I've just noticed you have her description as fox red, and I'm sure this one was more yellow colour. Hope she comes home soon.
Hart
Long shot, but went to an animal shelter in Newton abbot over the weekend and there was a female lab there, sign said she was a stray. Could have been picked up by someone & dumped?
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
No sightings now for over 2 weeks. There are posters going up Tresillian way
Tiana
Any news on Ruby or recent sightings please?
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Hi Millie. Could you email me your phone number please. I have another lady on Facebook who could team up with you to poster. Email me on juliaarcher@sky.com
millie
if Ruby is heading in a different direction perhaps she could be aiming for Tresillian.She could cross at the end of the river there but she would have to near Truro to get there.From Truro there is a route along the river to Tresillian.From the last sighting she would have to go through Coombe/Cowlands/Old Kea/Truro/Malpas/St.Clements/Tresillian - mostly rural land.I can help with postering this area if anyone wants me to...
millie
sorry got wrong 'end of stick' thought facebook mess. was for me ,from Jo!Sorry doesn't take much to confuse me !
millie
Jo no I'm not on facebook will have a go! Sad to hear there has been no sightings for a while but I'm sure with a weekly annoucement and a large ad in West Briton this could help ( if not done already)People living in rural areas could still possibly not know about Ruby and if she is travelling in a different direction ,the radio could be invaluable.Perhaps a new set of posters ,with a different or changed picture would help.Checking everyday here to see if any news.Fingers crossed for a sighting very soon....
jo
Hi this is the link. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151629904606257&set=a.449154266256.234259.536901256&type=1&theater
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
The area Ruby is in. http://goo.gl/maps/qiTpt
Worried that she was heading home but the river is acting as a barrier and is forcing her to travel in a different direction. No sightings now for a couple of weeks
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Thanks Millie I have passed on your advice to owner. Do you have a facebook link Jo?
jo
Hi its a long shot but I see on Facebook a dog very similar found in Havant. She is in Havant borough councils kennels 02392 444467. Hope U find her soon.
jo
Hi its a long shot but I see on Facebook a dog very similar found in Havant. She is in Havant borough councils kennels 02392 444467. Hope U find her soon.
millie
Wondering if owners have contacted Radio Cornwall for a weekly announcement on the air waves as this could be helpful.My neighbour heard of a cat ( differnt scenario I know ) that got lost.It jumped into a van in Falomuth and got out in Veryan where the ladies in a local school started to feed it.Some time later they heard on R.Cornwall about this lost cat and realised it was the one they were feeding.They contacted the owner soon after.I know it is a different situation but some people still do not know about lost Ruby.Maybe if they heard someone ,somewhere may start to feed her with the intention of trapping her?Also surely the vets should pay for an advert in the local West Briton with the photo of Ruby and explain the situation, spread the word is surely the best thing?....
millie
postered this morning nr.Cowlands area ( back of Telissick ) Loe beach,Feock,Restronguet,Halwyn and woodland area nr.Point and replaced some posters that were wet.Heard yesterday from Biddy that a lady ,who lives close to Cats Protection in Carnon Downs,said her neighbour saw a labrador in her garden about a week ago.That the time she didn't know about Ruby missing but it could have been Ruby.Did anyone hear about this?Hopefully fingers crossed someone will see her very soon
millie
Lesley yes I will do that...picked up posters today so will distribute first thing tomorrow...
Lesley
Millie, if you are using posters from the vets can you please highlight the owners phone numbers to make sure they are called not the vets thanks
millie
Max thats an excellent idea !! I will go there today thanks
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Millie, sorry, I also don't have a printer, had to get a neighbour to do some for me, but I am too far away sadly to get some to you. If you are in Truro at any time, perhaps ask Highertown vets to give you some.(they should print some, as it went missing from there!)
millie
had long walk from Devoran over to Loe beach today on the lookout,sorry no sightings.Posters up though if I can get a handful off anyone I can go further afield over fields and small footpaths in the area as I live so locally.
millie
Hello- Biddy and I went over to Point and Pill Creek area last night but sadly no sightings.I will be going over today towards Loe beach so will keep an eye out but I suppose she hides during the day and comes out when its quieter?
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Have been over there this evening & put a few more posters out.
Coffee shop near to Trelissick gardens (four ways I think it's called), and on road to Point from there. Gig lane/point rd & car park at Devoran.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Thank you Millie for putting up posters and looking out for her. Biddy, I have suggested this to owner, so hopefully there's a sighting of her soon
biddy
Hello! another new person who will try and keep an eye out for Ruby.Just an idea but..if Rubys owner gets within a few meters of her again ( hopefully soon ) then perhaps,instead of calling her,he gets down on all fours and starts wimpering and making dog like noises then, instead of running off, it might arouse her curiosity and she may go up to him. A chap in the same situation did this with his dog ( after calling it and it running off ) and it did eventually go up to him and his had been on the run for a few weeks also. It may work, best to try anything at this rate anyway.Will be walking around the Point/ Trelissick tomorrow evening on the lookout.
millie
hope you don't mind but have put up 5 posters in Point area ( on from Devoran ) as i copied posters from original I had seen ( replaced original ) as alot of people out there today.
millie
Is there anyway I can put posters up for you ,I'm sorry I've no printer, but would be happy to do so if I can hold of posters.
DogLostJayne - Administrator, Head Office
Tx Millie....
millie
I am new to Doglost and am following sightings of Ruby.Went to Point this morning and told a gentleman who walks three dogs five days a week in Point,a couple walking their dog,a fisherman and a lady who lives on the river all now have details but none knew of Ruby missing.If I had a printer I could put posters up for you as none there along the lower road at Point.Does anyone know exactly where and what times shes been seen?I live 1-2 miles away so can check.
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Am going to get some new posters printed & try to get over there this weekend.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Email from owner: Possible sightings around Point area from a man this morning, also reports to the harbour master or Truro river master!!! Of a dog in various places along the river sounding distressed. Being seen early mornings and evenings could be her but same story is it going to go over this evening. Now got river patrols looking as well so that is good.
Please bump due to new sightings
Tiana
Spoke to owner, recent potential sighting of Ruby in woodlands near King Harry Feock & back down from Carnon Downs off B3289 to Point. Trelissick are aware but if anyone local could help re-poster would be appreciated.
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Just got back off holiday, sorry to see Ruby is still missing, not sure where Pill area is, will check on map. Will help if can.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Is there anyone who could poster around Pill area near Truro please?
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
I dont think owner has registered so that's why she cant log on. I have suggested this to her already with the link to register.
Lesley
Have had email from owner today she still cant log on.There have been several sightings of a dog fitting Ruby's description near the King Harry ferry last Sunday, so she may be trying to get home. At the same time someone someone thought they saw her near Newmills.Owners have put up posters around the ferry and alerted Trelissick and suggests a look out be kept in both areas
Lesley
Been out today between the flower farm, past the airfield and back through Newmills,no sign of Ruby.
Tiana
Drove around nr. deer park to langarth this morning, to no avail. Updated posters look good Max/Lesley, thank you. Owners will call if they get sighting & need assistance. Want to tease her out gently & not scare off.Last edited: 2013-04-08 09:37:35 by Tiana
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Been out this morning to area, sadly no sightings. Posters & updated ones are all still visible.
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
I am free on Sunday morning if help needed.
Lesley
I'm free on Sunday to help with a search if owners want to do one or I can just update posters.I'll contact James tomorrow to see what is happening
Tiana
Spoken with owner this afternoon (& James). She is regularly sighted north of A390 between airfield & truro golf club in the rural area. Been 2 weeks, 2 days now, ideally still need to ensure any sightings are reported directly to owners to attend asap, as she is spooked by strangers. Notified airfield personnel who have poster now & contact details should their members spot. Also Golf Club updated. Fingers crossed Ruby's home safe soon.

Max/Lesley/Doglover - any chance you could update posters that are up, with a strapline saying "Recently spotted early April nearby, please keep an eye out & call if you spot her?" just to re-engage locals? Owners out tonight searching, but if you're free at the weekend or other volunteers??? maybe we could all meet to cover a triangular area to help them.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Owner is having problems logging on to update and see comments. A text to the owner offering any help would be a good idea. Ruby spotted again. This is the email from her:
Seen again in same valley twice today, must be out enjoying the sunshine, boys now left to look again, seen close to the house of a friend of ours so he is keeping the locals posted. Took one of our other dogs with us and James walked all around with him so hope that has freshened up the scent.

Can Ruby be bumped due to sightings?
Doglover
Ditto to Max's comment, I am nearby in St.Agnes and have a couple days off after today.
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Let me know if any help is needed on a search.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Very clear sighting of Ruby in the same place as another sighting. She's looking well. Owner is scenting the area and setting a baited trap. Fingers crossed
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Posters gone up in Perranporth main st near tourist info/beach access, internet cafe, pet shop (will put it up when she clears some window space) & Perran sands/lost church dog walking access area.Last edited: 2013-03-25 17:27:39 by Max - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Thank you max and Lesley. You're both stars!
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
I saw a poster on the lane near to the airfield. I will get some printed tomorrow & put them up in Perranporth.
Lesley
Have put posters up towards Chiverton and at both garages and on A30 towards Perranporth.There were people at the airfield who I spoke to and gave them owners no.I will try and get fliers tomorrow and go round some of the businesses near Chiverton.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Thanks Max. Where there many posters up?
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Have been out this morning & had a slow drive down the lanes between Perranporth/Shortlanesend & surrounding area. Also had a walk on lanes near airfield, sorry no sightings.
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Am unable to go out tonight, but will search area at first light tomorrow.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Owner has not been able to log on but this is part of email I received from her: We have seen her a couple of times in the past two days and have left James
jacket and the landrover in this area but to no avail.

Today we actually saw her ourselves and James got within 100 yards of her to
whistle her, she fled immediately. To say how distressing it was to watch
this happen is beyond words not for myself but for him. They have such a
special bond it has to be seen to be believed.
DogLostAlison - Administrator, Head Office & Area Co-ordinator, Lincolnshire
Email alerts sent to TR14,15 and 16
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Posters urgently needed around new area and beyond as she's moving towards A30. Is there anyone who can help?
Lesley
There was a positive sighting near the airfield at Penstraze this morning.The local hunt is out in that area today and have been asked to keep a look out.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Could anyone please poster the area around the woods near to highertown vets? I think there a lots of walking areas where people walk their dogs. It could be where she's hiding out and hunting
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Spoken to Highertown vets today to see how involved they are in postering etc. They are doing all they can with spreading the word and have adviced them to continue postering area and flyering local houses to try to keep one step ahead of Ruby
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Is there anyone who could go round Treliske retail park and put posters up around and get stores to display some? I've tried looking to contact them by email but it seems they're only regional numbers.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Thank you Lesley :) The person to contact regarding the travellers is Phil Eaton the Gypsie Liaison Officer at the council 0300 1234 100.
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
Apparently there are travellers on the old Richard Lander school site. May be worth a check if anyone knows of a co-ordinator
Lesley
I've put posters up on the back lanes between Kenwyn Hill through Newmills and up to the Lily tea rooms and Treliske,also done Pets at Home,golf club and Treliske school.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
I've spoken to owner this morning and Ruby is a working dog so will be used to hunting and being outside but she is timid and unlikely to go to anyone. She also doesn't know the area at all. Is there anyone who can get out and about in Truro and put some posters up?
DogLostjenny4 - Area Co-ordinator, West Hampshire
Bless her she must be scared, I hope she has found somewhere dry to stay
DogLostMax - Area Co-ordinator, Cornwall
I will be over in Truro later, so will have a good look around for her. Hope she is found safe & well
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
I’ve found that it helps to print out an A4 sheet of paper cut into business-card size slips, each with brief details and your phone number on. Give them to all the local dog walkers, postmen etc. you meet. Then if someone has news when they’re out and about they don’t need to find a poster or log on to the site to contact you.
DogLostMoogie - Area Volunteer, Cornwall
Spotted this morning near the golf course. Emailed owner advice
Gino - Administrator, Head Office
Alert sent to helpers in TR1,2,3,4.
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