Lost: Black Flat-coated Retriever Female In South East (SO23)

  • Dog ID 60720
  • Status Lost
  • Registered 29 Nov 2013
  • Name AMY MISSING THREE YEARS
  • Gender & Breed Female Flat-coated Retriever
  • Age Older Adult
  • Colour Black
  • Marks & Scars Greying muzzle, On her back just below collar to the right hand side she has a scar under the fur.
  • Tagged Yes
  • Microchipped Yes
  • Tattooed Yes
  • Date Lost 29 Nov 2013
  • Where Lost Top Field in Kings Worthy, Winchester Possible sighting in Barton Stacey (Between Andover and Winchester)15/1/14 in July 2014, there were several possible sightings, Andover, Greenham Common, Mortime
  • Lost In Region South East
  • Lost In Post Area SO23
  • Date Reunited
  • Other Info Was attacked by another dog and ran into undergrowth, and would have know her way home believed stolen as she made her way home.
  • Phone 1 07708190987
  • Phone 2
  • Listed By Glenys Hutton
  • Views 89831
  • AMY MISSING THREE YEARSPoster Image
  • AMY MISSING THREE YEARSExtra Image

 

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Coco
Shared again for Gizmo xx...Facebook wont let me share( say over-use )Last edited: 2017-01-11 16:46:08 by Coco
Jane
Shared Twitter
DogLostJayne - Administrator, Head Office
Thanks team Amy....it does not easier with time does it?
onestopalldogs
Shared Facebook & Twitter
Ellie
Also thinking of Glenys today
I have reshared on my Facebook page in the hope that any new flatcoat owners may have noticed something that they otherwise may not have during this time.
Seeks
We are going to go flat ut for you 9 pm on Twitter Amy for a special #FindAmy.

I wish so much you were home little girl but we will never stop looking xxxx

Thinking of you especially today Glenys xx

Retriever I agree with you... My own to...We are sure the folk who have her know she is stolen xx
Retriever
Big Soppy Animal Lover
Any is chipped and tattooed. We know that she was sold on In Andover. We have posted for miles.

Whomever has her just does not want to find her owner. There is no mistake.

The £2K reward still remains.
Lesley (ID84584)
She may have picked up by someone who simply took her in. I volunteer for the cinnamon trust and through TV my ladies here about dogs being harmed and dumped. And the don't know about microchipping etc. I expect any local vets were checked? I know they have a board up for posters but it is relying on communication with in that organization and cross checking new patients. I have experienced the scenario of a vet telling me they won't suggest scanning a new patient because of upsetting the 'owner'. From a rescue point, have you checked the rehoming pages? Sometimes chips malfunction (experienced) and sometimes I think (and have seen) animals being scanned only around the neck area but chips move.
Sarah
Let's try and get Amy home for Christmas. Have you or someone you know has acquired an older black retriever bitch in the last two years? Is she chipped? Does she have a tattoo in her ear? If so, she could be Amy. Please consider how much Amy is loved and missed by her rightful owner Glenys. Remember that a substantial reward is being offered for her safe return.
Glenys Hutton
It is 2 years ago that Amy went missing believed stolen. It has been the worst time of my life. I cannot stop my self checking every black dog that looks remotely like a Flatcoated Retriever when I am out and about!! I just wish that I could have her home. I would like to thank everyone who has helped and is still helping to look for Amy, so much for all that you are doing, as she could be anywhere in the country, and might turn up in a pet selling site at anytime. Please share as it might jog someone's memory or concsience
DogLostJayne - Administrator, Head Office
Owner can you update us with the chip number please so we can register on halo scanners?
janiejewel1649
Make her "TOO HOT TO HANDLE", and try to get her back fromn a thieving scumbag. Paws xds
DogLostMaggie
Missing two years today!! Please share!!
DogLostPoochpal - Regional Co-ordinator, South West
Number now changed Kat.
Tracy Settle
http://www.animalsearchuk.co.uk/images-pets/201505/39707-201565-151699-241s.jpg
Kat
Can the contact number be changed please to 07708190987
sophiesuds
Can you check out found section 87011 says spaniel cross but maybe worth a look as she may look different now with the time that's lapsed since Amy went missing.
Ellie
Bumping Amy's page as their is an open letter on her Facebook page from her owner Glenys which is being widely circulated in a new campaign
Hope this brings news
Mary
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=945526522160477&set=gm.428090354032294&type=1&theater%20Wemeraner%20found%20in%20Hampshire Flat coat retriever found in Hampshire with Weimeraner.
Red Alert
Update on Amys FB page - Eva Long‎ Find Amy - Flat Coated Retriever
2 hrs ·

Hi, we have had a potential sighting of Amy in Abedare. Please can you keep a look out. All I have is running round loose and no more information. Sorry guys.Last edited: 2015-02-28 11:50:14 by Red Alert
Shirley4Collies
Really wish she was home ... I am involved with rescue work and constantly check various sites to see if there are any dogs like her on them.
Elaine Tinker and Hemps mum
I have my fingers crossed for you and the lovely Amy, my two have been missing just over 5 months and it's heart breaking. Thinking of you x
Seeks
Bless you Amy I wish you were home xxx

Glenys I only reshare, retweet and hope but sending a hug as I know how much the year hurts xxx
Ellie
Bumping Amy's page as it's a year ago she went missing after fleeing from another dog attacking her. Please does anyone know anything at all?
Ross Nicoll
hi , I've seen on Face Book East Hampshire Dog warden has sightings of a black Labrador , very nervous and has been scavenging bins in Ropley and Farringdon area . I wonder if it could possibly be Amy . It's not that far away from where she was lost from .
Here's the facebook link to the page https://www.facebook.com/HelpHomeEastHampshireHounds/posts/619949721463886
Retriever
From the FB page
Could the person who phoned the Find Amy number and who felt they had information please do so again. This will be in total confidence and we need your help to reunite Amy with her pensioner owner Glenys.
Ellie
The kennels have checked this Found dog Doglost ID 76221 against both Amy and Tess and I am afraid it's neither. Thank you for looking out though Debbie.
Debbie
black retriever found, please check Petb Team Uk Found Pets https://www.facebook.com/groups/1428825550721461/1480750122195670/
DogLostSharon - Social Media Team
I have shared with Doglost FB page & Twitter. Hope Amy is safely back home soon. x
Ellie
Bumping Amy's page as her ad is in the Sun newspaper again today
Do hope this brings news
Retriever
Offering £1,000 for information leading to Amys safe return and £1,000 for Amys safe return
DogLostRiverlady
circulating on twitter...AMY Black Flat Coated Retriever STILL MISSING http://bit.ly/1AR5qgl Where is she ? #Tagged #Chipped #Tattooed Plz RT
DogLostRiverlady
circulating on twitter......... AMY Black Flat Coated Retriever STILL MISSING http://bit.ly/1AR5qgl Could be anywhere #Tagged #Chipped #Tattooed Plz RT
Retriever
Glenys's post has had over 30,000 shares. The support has been absolutely fantastic. Thank you to everyone who is supporting us with finding Amy.

"Hi ... I am a 68 year old pensioner, but my bitch Amy 9 1/2 year old Flatcoated Retriever was attacked on the 29th November 2013 by a dog and run off into undergrowth and has not been seen since, this little girl knew her way home, and I believe that she was stolen on the way home. Over the 8 months that she has been missing we have postered far and wide and put her in adverts in papers, I have been on the radio and also in the local paper. She has been in a dog magazine too ... Amy is chipped and has a green tattoo in her right ear, at the time she went missing she also had a tagged collar on. The worst thing about her being missing is that there is no closure to where she is or being treated or anything it is just horrible the not knowing. I have managed topost the picture at last!" https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10204122276395447&set=o.292355537513215&type=1&theater
Bella
Shared London x
Retriever
We would like to swap this old girl for the reward monies. £1000 for information leading to her safe return, £1000 for her safe return.
Retriever
We have bought space in the Sun and advertised her, we have been in Dogs Today magazine and the local paper. We are now poster bombing a few thousand FB sites monthly. We have advertised in local papers in a number of areas other areas and have spent a phenomenal amount of money. We tweet every Friday in the tweetathon. All the flatcoat societies and the two rescues are advertising Amy too.

We just need whoever has her to see one of the posts and to swap her for the reward.

We are also up against time. The average age for an FCR is 8-10 years. They typically bounce around and deteriorate quickly. Amy is prone to excessively rapidly growing tumours and is 9.5 years old.
DogLostjenny4 - Area Co-ordinator, West Hampshire
Hy Michelle you can buy space in media papers not sure if that helps how about Dog World magazine?
Have you contacted the rescue centre to see if she has turned up there .........http://www.flatcoated-retriever-society.org/rescueLast edited: 2014-08-10 16:01:18 by jenny4 - Area Co-ordinator, West Hampshire
Retriever
Glenys's post in the FaceBook page has almost 19,000 shares and over 3,000 comments. Thank you to everyone for their support and help with finding Amy. We just hope that whoever has her comes forward and swaps her for the reward. We are offering £1,000 for information leading to Amy's safe return and £1,000 for Amy's safe return.
Retriever
The press /TV are not interested so we have spent a phenomenal amount of money advertising her. In the main stream papers and the local papers.
DogLostjenny4 - Area Co-ordinator, West Hampshire
Maybe it is time to go to the main papers and explain the details and also the very large reward ...money speaks louder than words I am afraid. of course she could have been bought genuinley by someone who had no idea but if you can get high press coverage it may help her to be reunited and of course if it was an honest mistake then more the better..I no longer trust Dog Wardens and the like as we had a case down here recently where they thought the picked up dog was not treated right and rehomed her without the owners knowledge , they have got her back but only after threatening legal action, , but my point being is go down every avenue a hundred times if need be, get her onto local tv which hopefully will lead to main coverage......... praying for good results for you and Amy
Glenys Hutton
Hi Clarkey, yes please I would appreciate it if you could get Amy into Countryman's Weekly, she is such a special girl, she was is the first black Flatcoat that I had (always had Livers before), having lost 2 in 2.5 months, before she came,and has done so much for me in lots of ways. She is like me, no spring chicken, 9.5 years, and I would just love to have her home for her last days back with me, for the fun and cuddles that we had. We used to do Discover dogs on the breed stand and she was loved by everyone that she met, so also demonstrated for the Kennel Clubs Good Citizens Tests. I miss her very much, and just know that she was taken as she made her way home, which she would have done after the attack and she ran into the undergrowth. Thank you so much for your kind offer of nominating her.
Retriever
We just need a Someone somewhere to swap Amy for the reward monies. We are offering £1000 for information leading to the safe return of a Amy and £1000 for Amy's safe return.
Retriever
Clarkey, no Amy has not been in Countryman's weekly. If you could nominate her that would be fantastic. The FB team has been sharing all over the UK and tweeting. They have also been taking posters to fetes and fairs.
DogLostClarkey - Area Co-ordinator, East Sussex
I've just seen this on my page .. posted by Glenys
"Hi ... I am a 68 year old pensioner, but my bitch Amy 9 1/2 year old Flatcoated Retriever was attacked on the 29th November 2013 by a dog and run off into undergrowth and has not been seen since, this little girl knew her way home, and I believe that she was stolen on the way home. Over the 8 months that she has been missing we have postered far and wide and put her in adverts in papers, I have been on the radio and also in the local paper. She has been in a dog magazine too ... Amy is chipped and has a green tattoo in her right ear, at the time she went missing she also had a tagged collar on. The worst thing about her being missing is that there is no closure to where she is or being treated or anything it is just horrible the not knowing. I have managed topost the picture at last!" https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10204122276395447&set=o.292355537513215&type=1&theater

Has this girl been in Countryman's Weekly yet?? If not then I will nominate her and see if we can get her in there. Last edited: 2014-08-01 02:47:01 by Clarkey - Area Co-ordinator, East Sussex
Glenys Hutton
Went last Wednesday to Greenham/Crookham Common, to see if the black dog sighted there last Tuesday saw, nothing, dog Warden and police have been told. We also went back yesterday and postered the area very well and talked to a lot of dog walkers.
Lesley (ID84584)
thought Id add incase as not much info at the moment: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=786057268094494&set=pb.480886588611565.-2207520000.1404822654.&type=3&theater
Jane
Sophiesuds, have seen this mentioned on the Find Amy fb page, has been checked out. The bitch is one of Amy's daughters.
sophiesuds
Has Amy been spade as there are some flat coated retriever puppies for sale on a website, which has photos of the parent dogs too, in the same town as you. Can't see grey on her muzzle but may be the photo angle. Just a thought after the time she's been missing wondered if it was a possibility?
Ellie
Bumping Amy's page as she is featured in the DogLost column of the July edition of Dogs Today magazine, out now
I do hope it brings some news
sylvie derrick
Cancelled by Sylvie Derrick as actioned.Last edited: 2014-05-23 12:26:11 by sylvie derrick
Jane
Found dog 68363, has this one been resolved? Just seen it and the slim face comment made me think of Amy.
Retriever
We are offering a very substantial reward for Amy's safe return. Amy is chipped and has a tattoo in her right ear. She has a scar on her right shoulder under the fur. Please contact us if you know Amys whereabouts. All information will be treated in confidence.
Retriever
Amy is in The Sun again today
Ellie
An advert about missing Amy is in The Sun newspaper today. Do hope it brings news
Keysjo
Thanks for message on dog we have found (http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=68643#.U24CIoFdUuc). Apologies for the poor image. I'm quite confident the dog we have found is not Amy. Have also checked for a tattoo and there doesn't seem to be one.
DogLostShelagh - Area Volunteer, East London
Shared Amy's details London also checked dragon driving website. She is not listed. I will keep checking for her daily
DogLostShelagh - Area Volunteer, East London
Ness
I'm wondering if the dog sighted was this one Dog Id:63526 that I was 'involved' with looking for a little while ago. She is known to be a wanderer I think and it is EXACTLY the same area.
Ness
I've 'phoned Glenys but I am so very sorry to report that we found nothing all out that way this morning. Spoke to a few people who had also seen nothing at all, no stray dogs at all. Went to the see the pig farmer who was very nice - he said he's out and about all day every day and had not seen anything - he knew what breed mine were and would know a FCR if he saw one, but again, he hasn't seen any stray dogs at all. I have left all Amy's details plus my own name and number - I am literally 2 minutes away by car so if anything is spotted, I will be there immediately. I was so hoping this could have been her...
Ellie
Am bumping Amy's page due to a possible sighting of a dog looking very like her at 7 pm last night near the pig farm, Furzley Common, Denmead, in the Waterloovile area of Hampshire
LazyFastDog
Just seen this add on Fb, Can someone check it out... I am probably clutching at straws but rather that, than not post & it is her! Ta

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10203871066320050&set=o.171761312866192&type=1&theater
Retriever
Thank Jane. From the notes it looks like it is a local dog.
Jane
Found dog 67126 (sighting only) registered yesterday sounds very interesting.....
Retriever
Spoke to a person ref 66961. The chip is not registered to Glenys.
Claire Bramley
Please can we check found dog number 66961 to ensure this isn't Amy? Thank you
Retriever
Doglost no 65956 is not Amy.
Retriever
Please can our DOGLOST co-ordinator check dog found no 65956 to ensure it is not Amy.
Glenys Hutton
Its 16 weeks today since Amy went missing, believed stolen, if anyone out there knows anything or has her please, please get her back, life is just awful without her, I am feeling so depressed, and missing our cuddles and fun times together. she could now be anywhere in the country so people please help by looking in the local papers, and on all of the websites that you have for round your area, she has a chip and also a green tattoo in her right ear, so it will make her easy if you see or find a stray dog, or if you see someone with a Flatcoated Retriever that has not had one before go up to them and see if you can tip over the ear. I dearly hope that something happens and that she will be home so its just so upsetting not knowing what is happening to her
Retriever
Hi, still looking. For those not on FB we are recommending that they look at preloved, gumtree, freeads etc, news paper ads. She could be anywhere in the UK by now.
Abe babe
Any news on this lovely girl?... I don't do fb and wondered if updates were on there and not here?
SandyW
Sorry Michelle, didn't see till now - too late I'm sure...but could go there tomorrow. Pls message me on FB if you need to ctc...or post on Amy's FB page.
Retriever
Is there anyone near Micheldever who is free at this point in time?
Glenys Hutton
Its now 12 weeks since my darling Amy has been missing believed stolen, I just wish she was here with me for her daily cuddles, walks and having fun. We are both on the older side of things, if you have her PLEASE PLEASE take her to the vets to have her scanned, so she can some home to where she righty belongs. You cannot imagine how it feels knowing that she is out there and not knowing what is happening to her, so PLEASE PLEASE send her home, a reward is offered for safe return to owner,
Retriever
We are offering a good reward, a no questions asked reward for the safe return of Amy. We would like Amy back with Glenys. Please consider taking it.
Retriever
7:30pm Tweetathon and Facebookathon to raise the profile of Amy and get her returned home safely. All istructions are on the Find Amy FB page.
Retriever
REWARD OFFERED FOR SAFE RETURN CALL 01490-460369
Retriever
From Kate

Firstly thank you all for what you are doing. You are the most incredible, resourceful and kind bunch of people. Team Amy rocks

This weekend can we please..

1. If you haven't already please email the Daily Mail email news@dailymail.co.uk

2. We have done really well on the tweets we need to keep this up. Tweet celebrities. Freya's tweet below is a great one it uses the key words pensioner, old dog, stolen, distraught. All true all good retweet words. Remember to add ‪#‎findamy4glenys‬ so that I can see how we are doing and so that the media can follow it too.

Pls RT lost elderly blk flatcoated retriever pls help reunite dog with distraught pensioner ‪#‎findamy4glenys‬ http://t.co/SCVj2eGjwV

3. We need to share this page. If we all got one follower more that would be 1600 followers. Again, old dog, pensioner, distraught.

4. PLEASE Share Glenys pinned post (below) both here and on twitter. Show them what she is going through. If someone out there knows where she is it may tip them into saying.

5. I'm going to look for fundraising sites. Any suggestions? Also do we fundraise for crufts or do we try to get an advert in a local paper? Or something else?

6. Last but REALLY important. Can we have a sweep of sale sites to make sure she isn't on there for sale. It's been 10 weeks now enough time for things to die down they may try to sell her.

Have a good weekend.
Retriever
From Glenys
Its 10 weeks ago since that fateful Friday, when Amy went missing now presumed stolen. In some ways the time has gone quickly as I have been so busy trying to get her back in many different ways, but in other ways it has been the longest 10 weeks of my life. Its the most awful thing just not knowing what is happening to her, and how she is being treated. I just hope that whoever has her is being kind to her, as being a Flatcoat she is quite sensitive, and very loving. She loves her cuddles. Please people out there keep looking and checking you local rescue centres and online, in the park, out walking, etc as she could be anywhere in the country by now. Please Please if you have her, I beg of you to take her to a vets and say you have found her, so that she will be reunited with her rightful owner, who is a distraught pensioner, who needs her old girl home with her for cuddles.
Retriever
We are still searching for Amy
Retriever
Just to confirm that the found lab mix no 64160 is not Amy
Retriever
Glenys, I checked it is not Amy
Glenys Hutton
Flatcoats have a liver(brown) hue to their coats sometimes when they carry the liver gene, and although Amy wasn't very livery not being looked after and perhaps muddy her coat may look that way.
livery hue by now.
Retriever
If you find Amy please can you take her to the nearest vets where she can be scanned and returned to her owner.
Retriever
"animalwardens" site, Found dark brown retriever, no sex given, Ref 329482 in TN34"

This dog is not Amy and has been reunited with its owner. Good news for this little one.
Retriever
Found it and have emailed
Retriever
me n my girl are you able to copy the link to here and I can follow up?
Retriever
Potential sighting at Bartons Farm. Debbie Found is organising a walk at today 4pm
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
I went onto the Animal Wardens site but couldn't find it. Some black flatcoats have a reddish tinge in their fur ... not sure if stress could cause that.
DogLostMe n my girl - Administrative Volunteer
On "animalwardens" site, Found dark brown retriever, no sex given, Ref 329482 in TN34. I can't see photos but I just wondered if stress could cause a black coat to take on brownish hue.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Lots of activity going on on the Facebook page to find Amy. Latest initiative is to use ‪#‎findamy4glenys‬ in FB and Twitter posts. It's being circulated far and wide but still no sign of poor Amy.
Retriever
Spoke to the police country watch officer today and he is willing to work with us to put together some guidance on:
- how to prevent your dog from being stolen
- what to do if your dog goes missing or is stolen

He is also willing to meet up with a small group of us so that we can discuss dog theft and understand what happens and what can be done. Last edited: 2014-01-25 03:25:31 by Retriever
Retriever
MLast edited: 2014-01-25 09:26:54 by Retriever
Retriever
It has been 8 weeks since we last saw Amy. Her owner Glenys misses her old girl terribly. If you have Amy please can you drop her off at your nearest vets and explain that you found her wandering. This old girl really needs to spend her twilight months with her owner Glenys. Last edited: 2014-01-24 21:38:15 by Retriever
Retriever
Hi Sam,
Can you check found dog no 63409 to see if she is Amy
Retriever
Sighting locations kindly mapped by Briony

http://productforums.google.com/forum/embed/#!topic/gec-member-centric-locations/5WQ_XmdRN3o
Retriever
Stolen & Stray Pet Recovery have contacted 1,350 organisations UK wide.

The RSPCA for Basingstoke and Andover is kindly helping us to look into the Barton Stacey sighting.

Retriever
No sign of the little girl at Barton Stacey. If you know where Amy is please can you let us know. She is an old girl and being out in this weather is not good for her.
Spindle
So so hope its Amy. Does she have a dog friend she is close to you could take there?
Glenys Hutton
There has been another possible siting of Amy, at Barton Stacey, a village close by, spent yesterday afternoon up in the village and the surrounding area sign posting and calling out for Amy, will be going again shortly when I have made some phone calls.
Retriever
If you have Amy please can you take her to a vets and explain you found her wandering. They will scan her scan Amy, look up her contact details and let her come home to Glenys.

This old girl deserves to complete the remaining portion of her life in the home she grew up in and with the person she knows.
Retriever
I have placed Amy on Stolen & Stray Pet Recovery. The cover Vets, Councils, Animal Welfare, Ports etc throughout the UK.
Retriever
This is the DogLost link http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=63092#.UtbrXX8gGK0
Retriever
Hi, this is a link to the Kent story

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2539265/Police-raid-suspected-COCK-FIGHTING-ring-farm-Kent-170-birds-kept-appalling-conditions.html
Bobbyblu
Hi Michelle,

Sorry I have no knowledge of any dogs being found in Kent. I do check the local news and have not seen anything to date. Would you mind providing me with a link and I'll try to get some information from Kent Police.

In relation to a meeting I will find out who the local country-watch Officer is an ask them to make contact with you. Would you mind providing me with an email address or send me a private message and i'll give you mine.

Regards
Retriever
I have sent an email to Hampshire police asking if we (a selection of the dog owning public) can have a meeting to discuss the increase in dog theft and what we can do to combat it. I am sure if we work together we can make a difference.Last edited: 2014-01-15 17:20:38 by Retriever
Retriever
Hi Sammie and Bobbyblu,
Please can you liaise with your colleagues in Kent to find out if Amy was one of the dogs found.

Thanks
Glenys Hutton
Still waiting for the phone call from the persons partner!!!
Glenys Hutton
There has been another reported sighting of Amy near to Sutton Scotney, almost 5 miles way, I had a phone call from the person who sighted her partner, and they said he would come back to me this evening so far no phone call, so patiently waiting.
Retriever
If you have Amy please can you drop her off at your local vets and explain that yopu have found her wandering. They veterinary staff will explain that they will scan her and will contact her owner and the dog warden.

Amy is a very special old lady who deserves to be reunited and at home with her owner Glenys. Please do the right thing.
Retriever
Network rail have confirmed that they have had no sighting of Amy
Retriever
Network Rail and Highways Agency contacted again. Waiting for update.
Retriever
Message from Glenys

I had to have a rest on Saturday as felt mentally and physically exhausted, but today with the help of friends have searched several culverts, ditches 3 copse and far edges of the field diagonally opposite my house that is on the edge of the A34, but nothing. I am now 99% sure that due to there being not normal sightings of Amy, e.g. several people reporting at similar times, that she was stolen on the first day that she went missing, as I am positive that she could find her way home, she has lived in this village, for virtually 9 years and been walked all over the village, in different places, and once before a dog went for her, and although in a different place in the Top Field she melted into undergrowth and when I caught up with her she was 7/8ths of the way home. So please if you are reading this and your relation, friends neighbour down the road, have got another dog that they have only had for a short while, with greying muzzle and is black, please make contact so that I can get my beloved girl home, where she LEGALLY belongs
Glenys Hutton
I went into Pets corner with another much larger poster, and they are putting it up. one of the girls knew about the lady saying that Amy had been found but wasn't there when it happened. I have asked them if someone says she has been found again to ring me rather than take it down, and alsoiif she buys anything with a card to remember her name, and also what she looks like!!!
Retriever
Dropping a dog off at a vets is really easy. You just walk in, say you found her wandering, they explain they will scan for a chip and if no chip found will hand the dog to the dog warden. You stroll out. Dog returned.
Retriever
If you have Amy please drop her off at a vets so that she can be scanned and reunited with Glenys
Unknown
We have had feedback that someone went into Pets Corner and said that Amy had been found. Please if you have information about Amy can you let us know as she has not been reunited with Glenys and we are still very worried about her.
Unknown
The NFU have refused to circulate Amy's details to their members. Shame on them.
DogLostSpringerMad - Area Volunteer, East Sussex
If you are after Jenny and Tiga then it is www.k9tracker.co.uk

Unknown
K9 trackers like a positive sighting, and this isn't positive at the moment. I have kept a soft collar of hers in a plastic bag, but not sure it will keep enough scent for them to help even if it is positive.
Seeks
Glenys what about K9 trackers? They do seem to find alot of awol dogs....

http://www.k9searchdog.org/

It does sound like someone has taken her in..... Thats the polite way of saying it as Amy has had a lot of publicity so surely they know BUT Glenys a lot of people don't know what flatcoats look like.... They think they are black retrievers, retriever crosses all kinds of things.

You hang in there and I wish I was nearer and able to help but most of all I hope she is soon home
Glenys Hutton
Just had a lady from our village who's friend had to apply her brakes rather quickly as a black dog came out of Wellhouse Farm house onto Wellhouse lane in the next, village. Pearls friend is not into dogs, but said to her that it looked like a black lab with longer fur. this is quite close to where she was reported to have been scene with a lady on a lead, as I think there is a footpath across the fields,from Barton Farm to Wellhouse Farm
Retriever
The NGO (The National Gamekeepers Organisation) is tweeting Amy's details to all their members as we speak. I am delighted with the positive and helpful response we have had from them.
Glenys Hutton
Thank you very much that would be good
Bobbyblu
Anything I can do I will as I would hope someone would do the same for me. I will certainly keep passing the word around. In reference to the Officers involved I will try to find out and pass you the details of the Sgt on that shift so you can thank them in person if you wish?
Glenys Hutton
BOBBYBLU Thank you so much for what you have been doing behind the scenes that is very kind of you. I just feel now that she has been taken by someone and could be anywhere in the country, hence why my friends has set up a Find Amy - Flatcoated Retriever Face Book page.

I am afraid that I was in a bit of a state on Saturday and didn't look at anyones name or number, but we were there in the police station just before 10 O'clock, which was the police station just beside the law courts. Sorry hope this helps you.
Bobbyblu
Glenys - I do still read this page everyday, hoping for an update on Amy. I have since last posted been out multiple times with my Labrador and with a Police dog unit. Sadly our dogs won't track other dogs unless there is a chance Amy is bleeding. As discussed with a handler who is on here, the tracking of a dog is a lot harder than a person and as such would require more resources which we sadly don't have. I noticed numerous individuals suggesting a helicopter. This is not possible as Hampshire Police never had a helicopter and now we source any request from the National Police Air service, which operate around Hampshire. They require certain authority to get 'airborne' and once the required authority is given they are there for a specific purpose and then return to base, very rarely does the helicopter stay around.

I will certainly pass on your regards to Portsmouth Police, was their an Officer in particular?

Retriever
Inside Out - BBC 1 Monday 6th January at 7:30pm will be investigating the growing increase in dog theft.
Glenys Hutton
As Michelle says nothing came of the dog on Gumtree, although every about the dog just did not add up.

BOBBYBLU -- If you still read these posts could you please forward on my thanks the Portsmouth police who were wonderful and pulled all of the stops out yesterday evening, to help me, which being a Saturday I know would have been a busy one for them, not sure of doing this in any other way.
Retriever
Glenys has placed an update on FB. It was not Amy. The rescue already knows about it and the lady does not wish to have assistance.
Nicky Knight
I have also let Flatcoat Rescue know about the Gumtree ad
I hope Amy is found soon, I have been laid up after an op but try to keep people aware on Facebook etc
Retriever
Thank you Hayley we are onto it.
Hayley brewer
My mum saw this dog for sale in Bournemouth. It doesn't quite look like the photo you have put on here, but she could look at bit rough now. This may be a genuine ad but just thought I'd share because you never know http://m.gumtree.com/p/pets/5-year-old-happy-flat-coat-needs-new-home/1043673340
Retriever
Amy could be anywhere in the country so I have compiled a list of things we can all do in our area. This list is from the things people who are searching for Amy have already been doing for which we are truly grateful.

In the Kings Worthy area:

There are a lot of fields and shelters and hedgerows in the area. Keep doing the local walks. Take a set of binoculars with you. You will be able to see further and your chances of disturbing Amy are less.

Local walks:

• Hook Pit lane up to South Wonston,
• Didcot to Newbury line and Pillboxes
• A33 to the A34
• Watercress line to the South of Kings Worthy
• Local shops. If they have a poster, go in and explain that Amy is still missing.
• On a map draw 5 miles in all directions from where Amy went missing. That is your target area.

Shelters:

On the Winchester Dog Warden site it does say that dogs will not be re-homed in the area they are found. So just in case a small but perfectly formed FCR has slipped by unnoticed I think we need to check all the rescues. I think it may also be useful to contact rescues near yourself if you do not live in this area.

The main Animal Shelters near Winchester are:
St Francis Animal Shelter, Fair Oak 02380 693 282
Second Chance Rescue, Southampton 02380 559 552
Blue Cross, Southampton 02380 692 894
RSPCA, Stubbington 01329 667 541
In addition Battersea, PDSA, Blue Cross and Dogs Trust have been contacted. We need to re-contact everyone and explain that Amy is still missing. Asking them to please keep an eye out.

Ruth and Ness have contacted millions of people. Is it possible to re-contact them and explain that Amy is still missing. If you would like some help please publish the details and I am sure someone will assist you. This is one of your lists from the Dog Lost page.

Dog Wardens
Test Valley dog warden 01794 52 77 00
New Forest dog warden 02380 28 51 31
Basingstoke And Deane dog warden 01256 84 48 44
Winchester dog warden 01962 84 02 22
Hart dog warden 01252 62 21 22
Rushmore dog warden 01252 39 81 66
East Hampshire dog warden 01730 23 43 18 / 9
Southampton dog warden 02380 83 21 64
Eastleigh dog warden 02380 68 83 15 / 8337
Fareham 01329 23 61 00 Ext 4389
Gosport dog warden 02392 58 42 42
Portsmouth dog warden 02392 68 81 81
Havant dog warden 02392 44 66 67

Vets.

Contact all vets in your area. If someone picked up Amy they would take her to the vet in the area they knew.


Facebook Groups. Please can you publicize Amy on all the Facebook groups you are a member. Please can you repost every week at different times of the day?


Other organizations:
Hampshire Police
Network Rail
Transport Police
Rugby Clubs
Football Stadium
Pets at Home
Other Pet shops


On the television today it was saying that at this time of year rescues are inundated with Dogs people can ‘no longer afford’. If they are very busy Amy could slip under the radar.

Random acts
• Place 20 posters in the area you live, in shops, at T junctions and on roundabouts. You never know someone somewhere may see them and have their memory jogged. We just need to find that one person.
• Search Gumtree, PreLoved etc
• Search your local papers for ‘Amy for sale.’
Glenys Hutton
Thanks Maggie that would be brilliant if you could do some postering, as I am now trying to make what is already up, still look Ok after all of the winds and rain, its quite a task.
Last edited: 2014-01-03 05:23:36 by Glenys Hutton
Sammie
I see Michelle has started a group of facebook for Amy:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/725046540839005/
maggie parker
visiting Alresford this weekend to see family and happy to staple posters up all round on telegraph poles etc - have just joined doglost and have flatcoat and very happy to pin as many up as I can in the Alresford area either Sat or Sun
Glenys Hutton
Just been out either repairing or putting up new posters and on the ones that are OK putting stickers, Amy is still missing.
Glenys Hutton
I would like to thank everyone who has been following our progress on trying to find my beloved Amy on Dogs Lost, and wish them a Happy and Prosperous New Year, and many thanks for your support and help.
Glenys Hutton
Hi Maz, I have to work tomorrow, and others will be checking up at Barton Farm can you please give me more of a description of the lady you thought was with the black dog on Friday, thanks.
Sammie
Upton Heath is Dorset
debbie
Fb posted of deceased black collie size dog on Upton bypass,Upton Heath
not sure if this is anywhere near the area but police and dog warden are attending :( xLast edited: 2013-12-29 12:16:11 by debbie
Glenys Hutton
there is always the thought that if the lady is spotted and a tattoo noticed in the dogs ear, that she is followed to see if she arrived by car and the number plate taken, so we know who she is and where she comes from!!!
Glenys Hutton
The important thing is to talk to them especially the dog, and to try to look in the right ear for the tattoo, and saying her name will make her react too. Thanks for trying, I came over this morning and renewed the posters and put some stickers saying that she is still missing, several people spoke to me, and I have told the people who I know who walk there at times to keep and eye out. Someone said to me this afternoon, if they know she is stolen they will use different areas, to walk the dog each day possibly, but I have a feeling she if further afield, as none of the sightings have been confirmed in anyway!!! That why I am asking everyone I know on facebook to ask round in their own areas.
Maz
No sign of them at BF this morning, unfortunately. One of us is over there daily so we'll be a lot more aware and alert in the future and know what to do. I thought afterwards that perhaps it could have been someone visiting for Christmas maybe, which is why i'd never seen them before. I've put your number in my phone so if I do see them again I will ring you immediately.
Glenys Hutton
Spent quite a while at Barton Farm this morning, but nothing seen. Renewed some of the posters that were tatty with the stickers saying amy still missing on them, and several people came and talked to me while I was doing this, so have spend the word more and they will look out, and see what they can see of the lady and the flatcoat
Glenys Hutton
Thanks Maz, if he can strike up a conversation, tell him to try to fondle her right ear, to see if he can see a green tattoo on the underside of her ear, or rub her neck below the collar on the right hand side and there is a scar under her fur, it has no fur on it.
Maz
We saw them at around 8.45am-ish, Glenys. We were coming to the end of our walk and they had just started theirs. I know (by face) most of the people that walk at Barton Farm and it was the woman that I noticed first as I hadn't seen her before and then I noticed the dog looked like the same breed as Amy. I'm at work in the morning but my husband will be walking our boy at BF so I will ask him to keep an eye out for them and if possible strike up a conversation.
Sammie
Glenys if someone was to see a similar dog wouldn't it be easier to go for an ear rub and look for the tattoo?
Glenys Hutton
Thanks Maz for posting, I have been out for most of the day visiting an elderly friend who has a flatcoat so have only just seen your message. I will go to Barton Farm to walk the dogs tomorrow, but may miss that lady, about what time were you there today. Also if you see her and the dog please talk to her and say you have a friend with a flatcoat and say the name Amy during the conversation as if she had been renamed she will react to her old name, also try to ask her how long she has had her and what breeding she is, as that is what Flatcoat people do.
Maz
I saw a dog just like Amy at Barton Farm this morning. I've been aware that Amy was missing so have been on the lookout. The dog was on a lead and with a lady so it could well have been her own dog but I thought it worth mentioning, just in case. The lady called the dog Holly (I think). There is a flat-coated retriever that regularly walks at Barton Farm but this one seemed slightly smaller and was with a different lady that I haven't seen up there before. Maybe someone can confirm whether they know of this lady and her dog called Holly. Last edited: 2013-12-27 17:12:56 by Maz
Retriever
Contacted the NFU and the NGO
B30
Advertised in this weeks Countryman's Weekly magazine. I hope it brings some news.
Glenys Hutton
Thank you Ness, yes the City Council here and Eastleigh seem to be off until the 6th Jan 2014.
Ness
I've contacted local kennels again as dog wardens may be on holiday and strays may be taken to private kennels instead of 'pounds'. Still keeping fingers & paws crossed.
Glenys Hutton
Thank you Hayley for offering, the most important thing you can do is to speak to anyone with a black flatcoat and 'use the name Amy in the conversation in a light tone as even if shes been given another name she will react to her old one. If you have the time and could go to any of the rescue centres to LOOK TO SEE IF THERE ARE ANY FLATCOATS IN THERE ALL THE BETTER.
Hayley brewer
Just wanted to say that amy is very much in our thoughts still and we're praying that she'll be home again before the year is out. If there's anything we can do to help in basingstoke please let us know
sallybee
Fabulous thank you Glenys - can you also add it to your FB page too and I'll use the next few days that I am off doing what I can to target as many places as possible for you. I am a long way from you, but will do anything to try and help xxLast edited: 2013-12-24 10:40:52 by sallybee
Glenys Hutton
Hi Sallybee I have added a picture of Amy in the extra box hopefully it will be Ok as I had to crop and enlarge it so not sure if it will printed Ok but fingers crossed.
sallybee
Michelle/Glenys - have you a poster as well as the above picture, perhaps just of Amys head which we can save as a jpeg? I am thinking that if EVERYONE following Amy on here, and the Flatcoat world, or any wellwisher can email EVERY single rescue/local kennels in their OWN county to ask if they have seen her? Between us all we should have every part of the country covered perhaps? I come across some very small rescue kennels from time to time who are really just in the local Yellow pages etc so to include them too might help. I know you have covered all the local ones to you, and the bigger well known rescue centres and just thinking reaching a bigger audience might help. What do you think? I'm sure most of them won't object receiving the details more than once.Last edited: 2013-12-23 22:58:00 by sallybee
Retriever
Text from the finder of the dog in Slough. It is not Amy


Hi Michelle,
I'm pleased to say that the dogs we found have been returned to their owner. They were lab cross German shepherd. I hope you find your dog soon.
Regards Dan
Retriever
Amy has a tattoo as well as a chip. 2 forms of identification plus the scar tissue on her right shoulder. There is plenty to identify Amy with.
Glenys Hutton
Sorry but she wasn't done this time when she had her injections, I have recently bought myself a reader, but had not got round to using it on my dogs before Amy went missing, but please remember she has a green tattoo in her right ear.
Sammie
I have emailed the finder of that dog to see if they have a photo and to clarify breed.

Worryingly today there was a missing dog in Basingstoke (now found) but the chip failed. I wonder when was the last time Amy's chip was tested? Please remember to test your dogs chip every time you are at the vets!
DogLostMe n my girl - Administrative Volunteer
Sorry you haven't found Amy yet, I can't see any comments on Amys page about found ID 61753. There are posts on the page suggesting the possibility of the found dog being Amy, she is described as a " black golden retriever ", Found in SL3, worth a phone call to eliminate. Hope you find her soon.









Glenys Hutton
No luck in Pangbourne, but talked to some lovely people who were going to keep an extra eye out and one person sells eggs and took an extra posters and is going to put it up in their shop.

Could I ask everyone who looks at this post if they could possibly spare an hour over Christmas and the New Year WHEREVER they are in the country, and go to look in their local Rescue Centre, and I am now sure that there is a possibility that Amy has been picked up and whoever has done it thinks she is a stray instead of a very much loved dog, and has taken her and put her in their local rescue centre, so please, please if you could spare an hour could you go to look if there is a FCR in your local rescue, also they may have decied to keep her so please if you see a Flatcoated Retriever when out please go up to them and talk to them about her and also try to say her name in the conversation in a very happy way and if its Amy she should react to her name. Thanks in anticipation!!!
Retriever
Talked to dog warden and they have not picked up a dog on Friday. She did give me the following link to look at their found dogs.
http://www.lostdogsuk.co.uk/index.php?id=74
Retriever
Black FCR type dog seen loose in Pangbourne on Friday. The dog warden has been alerted. Fingers crossed it is Amy.
Retriever
Sallybee, the list is a collective list of what everyone else has done. I really cannot take the credit.
Retriever
Highways agency has searched the A34 and confirmed that there is no sighting of Amy.
Glenys Hutton
The moon helped our early morning walk this morning, but the rain hasn' very heavy going in some places. No signs of Amy, just wish you would come out and show yourself again my beautiful girl!!!
sallybee
Michelle your list is awesome - well done you! I search every day/night through as many sites I can and have found one called 'Planet Gundog' which allows a free ad to be placed for a lost/stolen gundog so it may be worth sending them the details? x
4dog
Sammie, I had a look at the post. the dog is def not Amy. not a Flatcoat either. it is good that people are checking out though
Retriever
This old girl really needs to be home for Christmas. If you have any information please contact Glenys.
Sammie
I think this is the dog you are refereing to, I don't think its Amy and although possible it is highly unlikely she would end up in Ireland.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=496073543840347&set=pcb.496073673840334&type=1&theater
Unknown
This has just popped up on my page - can someone check this out please?
s https://www.facebook.com/southeasta.../posts/496073673840334
Southeast Animalrescue
This gorgeous girl was found at the Bull Ring Cross, Ballybeg, Ferns. She looks well looked after and is very friendly. Please share to find her owners !
Ness
Just had another thought - what about homeless people? What is the situation in Winchester? I know in some cities, wandering dogs and homeless people come together, is it worth checking this? Are there soup kitchens or similar in Winchester?
Ness
My "done" list today:

Searched Gumtree, PreLoved etc (oh, some of those doggies...)
Contacted Army Air Corps ref flying in the area
Submitted query for further contacts at MoD bases and Worthy Down and Middle Wallop

Stkill keeping the faith here!
Sammie
Glenys, she emailed me back too and said you had told her, better we both do it than not at all.

If there is a chance that the last sighting was her I would poster that area, look for quiet places like churches, graveyards, old buildings where she could hold up.
Glenys Hutton
Hi Sammie, emailed the dog warden early this am with the news and had a reply back saying she was keeping Amy in her mind, with our reminders.
Retriever
Is anyone any good at internet searches? If yes please can you search for a black dog which has been found or is being advertised for re-homing? The search needs to be quite open to include those who do not know what an FCR is.
Retriever
Hi,

Sorry it is late however as promised a refresh guide to what we can be doing:

There are a lot of fields and shelters and hedgerows in the area. Keep doing the local walks. Take a set of binoculars with you. You will be able to see further and your chances of disturbing Amy are less. While you are on the local walks add still missing stickers to the posters. Many people assume the dog has been found within a week, this will help keep Amy in the front of their minds. If someone can craft these that would be fantastic.

Local walks:

• Hook Pit lane up to South Wonston,
• Didcot to Newbury line and Pillboxes
• A33 to the A34
• Watercress line to the South of Kings Worthy
• Local shops. If they have a poster, go in and explain that Amy is still missing.
• On a map draw 5 miles in all directions from where Amy went missing. That is your target area.

On the Winchester Dog Warden site it does say that dogs will not be re-homed in the area they are found. So just in case a small but perfectly formed FCR has slipped by unnoticed I think we need to check all the rescues in Hampshire, South Berkshire. I think it may also be useful to contact rescues near yourself if you do not live in this area.

The main Animal Shelters near Winchester are:
St Francis Animal Shelter, Fair Oak 02380 693 282
Second Chance Rescue, Southampton 02380 559 552
Blue Cross, Southampton 02380 692 894
RSPCA, Stubbington 01329 667 541
In addition Battersea, PDSA, Blue Cross and Dogs Trust have been contacted. We need to re-contact everyone and explain that Amy is still missing. Asking them to please keep an eye out.

Ruth and Ness have contacted millions of people. Is it possible to re-contact them and explain that Amy is still missing. If you would like some help please publish the details and I am sure someone will assist you. This is one of your lists from the Dog Lost page.

Dog Wardens
Test Valley dog warden 01794 52 77 00
New Forest dog warden 02380 28 51 31
Basingstoke And Deane dog warden 01256 84 48 44
Winchester dog warden 01962 84 02 22
Hart dog warden 01252 62 21 22
Rushmore dog warden 01252 39 81 66
East Hampshire dog warden 01730 23 43 18 / 9
Southampton dog warden 02380 83 21 64
Eastleigh dog warden 02380 68 83 15 / 8337
Fareham 01329 23 61 00 Ext 4389
Gosport dog warden 02392 58 42 42
Portsmouth dog warden 02392 68 81 81
Havant dog warden 02392 44 66 67

Vets.

Contact all vets in Hampshire and South Berkshire. If someone picked up Amy they would take her to the vet in the area they knew.

Dorset
Has anyone contacted Vets, rescues etc in Dorset? If not I think this should be done.

Ask Dogs Today Magazine to re publish on FB


Other organizations:
Hampshire Police
Network Rail
Transport Police
Rugby Clubs
Football Stadium
Pets at Home
Other Pet shops


On the television today it was saying that at this time of year rescues are inundated with Dogs people can ‘no longer afford’. If they are very busy Amy could slip under the radar.

Random acts
• Place 20 posters in the area you live, in shops, at T junctions and on roundabouts. You never know someone somewhere may see them and have their memory jogged. We just need to find that one person.

This list is not exhaustive. P
Sammie
Glenys I copied what you posted under and emailed it to the Winchester Dog Warden to keep her updated.
Glenys Hutton
Had a phone call from a lady who lives in Lankhills Road on the approach to Winchester who had just had my link about Amy posted to her. On Friday the 13th about 1.30ish she was coming from the Riverpark running with her 1 year old in a buggy, in Arthur Road, when she saw a dog come round the corner from Worthy Road, she thought that the dog was dark either brown or black with a bushy tail. She didn't think any more of it until she saw the link that had been forwarded to her!!!
Sally Lowe
When I walked in the area, I felt it was stables and sheds that could have made good places for dogs to go. and so difficult to search. Could this be made a priority under the double railway arches, towards where there are plenty of nesting places. It's possible she could just be seeking refuge there.
Sammie
Glenys this is a good point about going to talk to a dog that looks similar, I have done it before locally but sadly it was never the dog I was looking for.

If you think she may be near stables the hardest part to search is the hay/straw stack or if they have the rolled up hay in black plastic. If I go anywhere like this I take a tourch to shine under under them, and if possible ask to go up them to look down any gaps or holes.
On rare occasions dogs have been found 20 miles away from where they went missing but this is more of an exception and I would estimate 3-5 miles as "the norm".
Please remember to tell people Amy is a normal family pet who is greatly missed, nothing more elaborate is required to be shared. Any queries on this please email Admin and they can pass on to me and I can contact you (I don't have access to any personal data from people that post here).
Retriever
If someone has picked her up she may have a different collar. Get them to check the other items too and to have the dog scanned.
Glenys Hutton
Sorry correction on the Amy's collar she had the leather half choke on. Shouldn't have more than one collar
Glenys Hutton
A very experienced friend a Champ obedience workers and trainer, said the tell everyone who if they are out walking and see a black dog on the lead go up to the people with the dog, and make a fuss of the dog, and even if they have changed her name say oh this dog is so like Amy, and the dog should look straight at you and react with you as they will not have forgotten their original name, please people she could be anywhere do this should you see a black dog.
sylvie derrick
My thought behind my post was that it could cause Amy to move away from the location of the Equine Centre, as it a very near point to John Moores. My post was made with only good intentions in helping with the search for Amy and the distress that Glenys is experiencing. There are previous posts which I would consider distressing yet have not been reported.
Glenys Hutton
My spirits were lifts and dashed as someone from Warsash rang to say they had found a black bitch at Warsash, they then said with a red collar, Amy had a black one with a reflective strip on, and also had tags, this dog had collar and not tags, and they thought that she was about 2, but so wonderful the posters are working!!!
Retriever
Sylvie, please take down your post immediately
sylvie derrick
How is Amy with fireworks Glenys? Has gundog training made her immune? There was a lot of loud fireworks from the John Moore's barracks direction last night. You may not of heard them down in the valley. There were also some the previous week.
Retriever
This is an elderly dog. She really needs to be home with her owner. If you know something please contact Glenys.
Unknown
Have been following Amy since she went missing. I'm in Suffolk, but my dearest wish is that you have her home for Christmas. My friend's Golden, Joshua, has been missing from Kent for a year now, and I understand what you are going through. Fingers crossed for her safe return. xx
Retriever
Does anyone have a contact in Worthy Down?

If Amy was scared on her way home there are two tunnels close to where she went missing which would take her North. The search radius would therefore be 5 miles North and South. The Watercress line would give easy access to the South.

I was wondering if when the army flies over they could use their specialised equipment to detect a lone dog? If anyone has a contact and could ask we would very much appreciate it.
Glenys Hutton
Sorry I have not been on line today, but woke up this morning feeling like a mule had kicked me in the back. Quite a few visitors and loads of phone calls. Had people out again looking yesterday, and today. Michelle very kindly came over and feels that she may well be at the back of the livery stables, which would mean that she tried to get home and in her panic possibly turned right instead of left, there would be water and a possible source of food there too,a once I can drive will take myself up there and see. The back of the livery stables has been searched several timse, but nothing seen. Just need to see her again!!!
Hamishs mum
Have shared the article on to my Facebook page & the Flat Coat Retriever page, wish I could do more. I so hope Amy is found soon
SandyW
Online story...good article, well done Glynis. Everything crossed for a sighting/more news
http://www.hampshirechronicle.co.uk/news/winchester/10877636.Kings_Worthy_woman_searching_for_missing_dog__Amy/?ref=nt
sylvie derrick
The on line articles seem to be a bit behind. I couldn't find it on their site either, It will probably appear later today ortomorrow.Last edited: 2013-12-12 15:56:47 by sylvie derrick
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Sammie - it's now on Facebook on G's page. Good article with photos. Glad it mentions the fact that she has three forms of ID. Here's hoping for some positive news.
Sammie
Bumped due to Amy being in the Hampshire Chronicle

I couldn't find it on their online page which is a shame, but glad they printed something.
Retriever
Someone must know where Amy is. Her owner Glenys is a pensioner and is in bits over Amy being missing.

If you have any information about Amy please can you contact us.

Many thanks

Michelle
sylvie derrick
In Hampshire Chronicle. Top of page 2. Picture and article.
sylvie derrick
Poster put up at Sainsbury's ,Badger Farm, by a friend, for me.

Updates inserted manually, but you put them on automatically when owner reports sightings etc..?

Hopefully Glenys pictures will go into all the different newspapers in the group, not just the Winchester edition of the Hampshire Chronicle. Didn't you say Glenys that they would?

Different coloured paper would be a good idea, Baggy dog, if Amy doesn't come home soon. It would make people look again, but Glenys's choice if she wants to try it.

I saw a chap with Flatcoat at Eversley Park, Tuesday, quite a light weight compared to Amy, and it was a male.
sylvie derrick
Poster put up at Sainsbury's ,Badger Farm, by a friend, for me.

Updates inserted manually, but you put them on automatically when owner reports sightings etc..?

Hopefully Glenys pictures will go into all the different newspapers in the group, not just the Winchester edition of the Hampshire Chronicle. Didn't you say Glenys that they would?

Different coloured paper would be a good idea, Baggy dog, if Amy doesn't come home soon. It would make people look again, but Glenys's choice if she wants to try it.

I saw a chap with Flatcoat at Eversley Park, Tuesday, quite a light weight compared to Amy, and it was a male.
Glenys Hutton
Sorry Sammie not sure what postcodes she was sent to, but if you let me know I will then investigate surrounding postcode areas.

The Night vision Monocular was fab!!! hopefully there will be something out there to see.
Glenys Hutton
Amy has been put on Countryside watch by a member of the training classes that I take. She is also on Hantsnet. another member. Yes a male Flatcoat lives about 500yards away just off the Springvale Road as I do, he's with an older guy who is aware and he often wears a brown coat for dog walking. Amy is more petit than Scout.
Sandie Evans
Someone posted on TFAG Facebook page - 'Saw a guy walking a black flat coated retriever Eversley Park on Monday 11ish' - it probably isn't Amy as maybe a few about - I have seen someone walk one twice along Springvale Road but pretty sure it's his own dog not Amy. Do hope she is found soon but worrying there aren't any sightings lately. Good luck. Last edited: 2013-12-11 22:27:35 by Sandie Evans
Sammie
Sallybee Dogwatchalert does not cover Hampshire. Hampshire police have Countrywatch but they rarely list any dogs on it and if they do it is stolen ones but they tend to focus on rural crimes.
Glenys or Michelle can you text me if she is in the chronicle tomorrow
Blood hounds tend to need quite a fresh scent hence they weren't suggested previously.
The bumping is manual by the way and carried out by admin or a co-ordinator when we have sightings or media coverage.
If she is in the Chronicle tomorrow I will bump her back up the list, please let me know as I don't get that newspaper.Last edited: 2013-12-11 21:12:41 by Sammie
Retriever
We have travellers here all year and they police do not do anything. The Tibetan Terriers were left tied near by due to the poster campaign.
Glenys Hutton
I have just had a email back from the Blood Hound people and the need a new sighting to be able to do anything.
sallybee
Hi Michelle - I am a long way from there otherwise I'd be there spying through a hedge no doubt however, have eyes and ears in the area doing just that. ;) Recent raids have been successful in retrieving stolen pets, the main thing here was to alert this force and ask them to be vigilant, especially for Amy. They seem to be able to spot a dog which doesn't fit the surroundings and lifestyle, if you know what I mean, and it was worth contacting them by the sheer size of this particular travellers group which have joined into one very large group. My source was able to say several dogs sighted very close to the passing traffic - 'out of character' which is why I jumped to it straight away just incase. I pray each night for a safe and swift return of Amy and any lead is worth pursuing. Good luck with the night vision monocular xLast edited: 2013-12-20 09:37:36 by sallybee
Retriever
Hi Sallybee, due to the travellers being protected under the human rights act there is a limit to what the police can/will do. Are you able to put posters round the area?
sallybee
I have just called the Police incident room at Rugby as some travellers are congregating at Rubgy at the moment and sightings of several dogs. Have given them Amys description and details. Last edited: 2013-12-20 09:38:46 by sallybee
Retriever
The night vision monocular has arrived!
SandyW
Not sure if this has been asked before...but are there any travellers sites that could be asked to help, in the nicest possible way. Or have there been any in the area recently departed?
sallybee
If it is starting to look a possibility that someone has taken her, perhaps that rope and telephone number on a scrap piece of paper found in the early searches may give the police a clue - did you pick them up? Ness, check on Dogwatchalert as that seems to cover a large area now including yours too, I understand, judging by the notifications I get from them. x
Ness
That's good news Glenys, the Chronicle reaches far and wide.
Have your thought about these: http://www.k9searchdog.org/ I'd be willing to chip in for a donation if it meant they could come up and give it a go.
Michelle - you can search by postcode. Two cockers went missing from SO21 last December, a terrier SO22 in September, Jack Russell from SO23 in October. Difficult to see if there is a pattern or not. There should be local 'wildlife/countryside/animal' police officer who may keep any records of others not notified on here. I'll have a looksee...
Glenys Hutton
Managed to ring the paper this morning and on top of what I had already said last week had another talk to a reporter on the phone, even at that stage they had put the picture on a page, so hopefully will be in the Hampshire Chronicle tomorrow. The reporter was a dog owner/lover so seemed to feel just how I feel.
Retriever
Is there any way we can do a search on location? There seems to have been 2 dogs in Chandlers Ford go missing the day before and I also think I saw one more quite near here.

If there is a cluster we should go to the police.
Ness
Still passing word round this side of Hampshire.
Saw Brian (who works for Network Rail) this morning again, he is making sure everyone who works up that way on the railway knows about Amy.
She must have been taken in by someone surely?
Glenys Hutton
Thank you Sammie for getting other people involved, had such a dreadful day workwise yesterday, didn't have much time to some on here.

Perhaps we should keep the possible sighting in, then as it bumps her up the listings, hopefully there could be more I now have a master copy so will not need to do it from here.

Will ask people to do their car windows.

I do not know about the farmers ring round but will try to find out.

Yesterday I emailed Paul O'Grady to see if he could help, nothing back so far.

The paper has not got back with a reporter as only the photographer came on Monday, will contact them this pm one home from work.
Sammie
One of our lovely co-ordinators in another area has promoted Amy for us on one of her FB and Twitter accounts:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=435207133247832&set=a.200782986690249.32794.122936117808270&type=1&theater

I have also asked Bruce Forsyth's Vets Get Scanning Petition FB page to promote this link, they are usually very good at helping us so fingers crossed. They both have thousands of followers.
Last edited: 2013-12-10 21:59:34 by Sammie
Sammie
Yes car windows are good, a very good place in this sorting office for your local post office. And take a load there to see if they will give each of the post people one. You tend to have to do this request in person or via your local postperson but they really are the eyes and ears of much of hte community now. Also any milkmen? mobile library? taxis, petrol stations, outside schools where parents collect. All these were on an information sheet initially sent to Glenys but often get forgotten as time moves on.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Car windows is a great idea. I have the BLOAT awareness poster in my car window and often see people looking at it when I go back to the car. Another idea is to photocopy onto yellow/orange/pink paper to make the notices stand out.
sylvie derrick
I noticed that it *bumped* it up and it was also on the bottom of the poster next to the print the poster URL. I also see though, that when it was taken off being next to the name, it disappeared from the bottom too.

My cleaner has gone off with posters to post to the south of Winchester, Colden Common Area. Carere went off with some to Romsey, yesterday. Another possible idea, opinion requested on this Sammie, is for people to put posters in their car windows. They will be seen when they have parked,especially when walking their dogs etc.
Sammie
Michelle, until you get another siting, it is worth trying anything. Sometimes owners have written or dropped flyers off to all farms/stables etc asking them to look in outbuilding that they don't use often, any pubs or places where people visit in rurual areas.

Slyvie, the reason why Sightings are added to a name area is it gets more people to look at the page and circulate the missing dog and it is also added for the reason a dog gets bumped back up the list. However some owners don't even like the dogs name in this field - it can be anything they choose really. We also sometimes add RTA, Stolen etc it just gives people more information at a glance.
When owners needs lots of posters done some have them printed off at a printers in black and white (or photocopied where they work).
Is there a farm ring round in Kingsworthy? some areas have it and it is useful to make sure rural workers get to hear about it.
Retriever
Hi,

I realise we have a lot of remote followers so I was thinking of posting a list of activities to assist with finding Amy and the frequency of those activities. Also whether or not they could be done remotely or in Kings Worthy.

Would you find this useful?
sylvie derrick
Glenys collected some poster from me, yesterday, which she was going to take to Sutton Scotney.

Yes *Possible Sighting* automatically generated. Apologies for speaking on Glenys's behalf but I think she intends to put *still missing* across older posters.

*Possible sighting* doesn't add much unless you are able to say exactly where those sightings are, and if they are definate sightings.Last edited: 2013-12-10 12:54:58 by sylvie derrick
sallybee
Has anyone there in the community got a contact at Netley - K9 unit for Hampshire Police - they might have a dog who they are willing to do tracking with or possibly suggest someone? A close community always tends to help and it certainly sounds like everyone there is doing as much as they can to find Amy. Could be worth a phone call?
Hayley brewer
My sister knows the rspca inspector for Winchester and they have shared the information on Facebook. Also have you put posters up in Sutton Scotney? Last edited: 2013-12-10 11:02:52 by Hayley brewer
Sammie
Ellie thanks for doing that. Glenys if you need me to do anything urgently can you text or email me as I can get it on my phone but this site does not send out any alerts and yesterday I only got to log on once (as I can't while I am at work) and can't get the site properly on my phone.
Ellie is correct in saying our system will only permitt words.

As soon as she is in a paper can you let me know as we can bump her up the list due to media coverage.

Her initial email alerts were only sent to 3 post codes, what other postcodes are surrounding the area? We can add them if this will help.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Sarah - I know Glenys has been in touch with Jenny (think she was elsewhere with Tiga tracking).
Sarah Barelli
Have you thought of trying a tracker dog? We successfully used Jenny and Tiga to find a missing rescue dog recently.
Ellie
Took the "possible sighting" off the poster as requested.
Unfortunately the computer will not allow anything but words so if anyone wants to they can add anything handwritten to the posters should they wish. Last edited: 2013-12-10 08:46:06 by Ellie
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
See what you mean Sylvie. You probably don't even need 'possible sighting' on the posters but I guess it's automatically generated. Glenys - more than happy to print and send sheets so that everyone searching can keep some in their pockets. Just let me know.
sylvie derrick
Oh yes there would be a picture Baggy Dog, just slightly different wording to customise it to the railway users.

Not all people are *doggy* <LOL> I think the problem is that it is all in the same font. If there was a colon after Amy , or brackets around possible sighting, different font or under neath in a smaller front it may be less confusing to the uninitiated?
Glenys Hutton
thanks Claire it was worth a try.

Haayley the pill boxes have been regularly checked since the first weekend she was missing, not sure if the old Dutch Barn has been checked, but will get someone when they are up there to do it.

Baggy Dog someone took one of the sheets that hasn't been cut up so at the moment we are OK, but will need some later thanks.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Good idea Sylvie - needs a picture on there too! Can't believe 'possible sighting' could be mistaken for a kennel name ... but worth changing if that's what people are thinking. Shame SAR can't help ... but good advice about spreading the word, albeit that's being done ... when are you going to show yourself Amy?
Hayley brewer
Have you checked the pill boxes in the fields beyond hookpit farm track, we know it as brights track? There's 5 out in the open. Also have you checked the bushes across from connaught road? There's an old Dutch barn in there. Just thought she might be hiding out somewhere round that area
Claire Woods
I had an email from hampshire search and rescue saying sorry but they couldn't get involved and in their experience spreading the word as much as possible is best. Sorry Glenys xxx
sylvie derrick
Glenys, you have given me a thought. Like your daughter a couple of people have been looking out along the line, on their way to London. It's a good viewpoint. I wonder if Network Rail would put up a special poster/posters next to their ticket office/on the doors leading into station etc. asking people to look out for a Black Flatcoat Retriever lost near the railway north of Winchester. Do you think they would buy it? I could do a few *specials* for you.Last edited: 2013-12-09 19:43:05 by sylvie derrick
Glenys Hutton
Hi Michelle, thanks for the Offer of the early morning walks Saturday and Sunday, but I do not know what I will be like for the Saturday one as Having the injections into my spine Friday afternoon!!!

Sammie is there anyway the possible sighting after Amy's name can be separated from here name by a hyphon or on two lines as it reads as if her name is Amy possible sighting and people are asking if that her Kennel Namwe we have printed loads off before the sighting happened so we are only now reprinting.

Thanks Ness for that although I had rang Network Rail several times it more reassuring that someone on the end of the telephone.

My Daughter went up to London today and looked well along the line as she thought the train was going quite slowly, and was going to look the other side on the way back as she thought it would not be dark when she returned.
Retriever
Hi, I am happy to do the Saturday and Sunday early morning walks with Glenys. Is there anyone available to do Tuesday to Friday?
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Good to see progress, even if it's not the answer we're waiting for. Glenys - do you have any of the business-card size info sheets to send out? I did email them to a couple of people. I see your printer's not working ... if you like I can print some here and put them in the post to you first class - just send me a PM on Facebook if you'd like me to. All you'd need to do is cut them up and give them out to people you meet so they have your contact details to hand.
Ness
Morning. A little piece of something to keep hold of - I walked this morning with a long time flatcoat owner who also happens to work for Network Rail and is part of the team responsible for that part of the track from the city up to North of Micheldever and regularly walk alongside. They have had reports of NO animals (wild or otherwise) on the track. He is going to pass the word around everyone who works on the railway there and get them all to keep a look out. More eyes in the area.
sylvie derrick
Will try and get them done by early afternoon, will text when ready. Off to vets now. Can hardly see across field this a.m.
Glenys Hutton
thanks for all your help folks, will follows the link p Hayley. Photographer coming this afternoon from the local paper. The army do fly over in helicopters but its getting in contact with them. Sylvie my printer is still not working it would be great if you could do some more posters for me please text me and let me know and I will cone to collect them, thank you.
Just wish some one could sight her again, its pea-soup out there this morning, so not sure anything will be seen.
Hayley brewer
Found this website which has some good advice on how far to widen your search area and about contacting local kennels etc. It's American but you might find it informative. http://www.petfinder.com/dogs/lost-and-found-dogs/find-lost-dog/
sylvie derrick
We only see police helicopters if anything happens, if they are searching for someone or heavy traffic on M3. Pretty rare around here. Has Nigel Bright been contacted, Glenys? He farms several fields scattered around the area , apart from the ones opposite you and me. I have sent out The Dogs Lost link to all my email contacts too, and asked them to forward on to all theirs, in case Amy has gone out of the area. Good luck for the photo shoot tomorrow.
sylvie derrick
We only see police helicopters if anything happens, if they are searching for someone or heavy traffic on M3. Pretty rare around here. Has Nigel Bright been contacted, Glenys? He farms several fields scattered around the area , apart from the ones opposite you and me. I have sent out The Dogs Lost link to all my email contacts too, and asked them to forward on to all theirs, in case Amy has gone out of the area. Good luck for the photo shoot tomorrow.
sylvie derrick
We only see police helicopters if anything happens, if they are searching for someone or heavy traffic on M3. Pretty rare around here. Has Nigel Bright been contacted, Glenys? He farms several fields scattered around the area , apart from the ones opposite you and me. I have sent out The Dogs Lost link to all my email contacts too, and asked them to forward on to all theirs, in case Amy has gone out of the area. Good luck for the photo shoot tomorrow.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Quite right about FB timelines, but the fact that this page is being updated several times a day is good. I did wonder about police helicopters ... whether they could look out for dogs as well as baddies when they're flying (not sure if you'd have many there but we have quite a few here in London).
Sammie
Sylvie you are quite right to now remind people as often it is presumed a dog is back home after a few days.
This also goes for posters, make sure they still look fresh or put stickers on them saying AMY is still missing and a date. Widening the posters and any media circulation (including the newspapers) is beneficial.
sylvie derrick
I didn't expect you to get back Glenys unless you wanted to go. You are having enough calls etc. to make and receive. I just thought it weird that that particular ad. came through at this time. You have made a point. I thought it worked wirelessly, like a mobile but it's difficult to find out. I have just bumped up the original Dogs Lost Announcement on my Timeline and am sending it out again to most people in my address book. By now it will have slipped down a lot of FB pages etc. So time for a bit of memory jogging with any contacts and ask them to pass it onto people in their address books.Last edited: 2013-12-08 21:57:39 by sylvie derrick
Hamishs mum
Glenys it was a general search. One of the people searching worked for the Fire Brigade and they allowed him to use the camera. It is worth a try, good luck
Glenys Hutton
When my mobile went I lost a lot of data and peoples numbers who rang me and as I didn't have tome to list all of there numbers they have been lost. Just hope that you will forgive me as I will not be able to text or phone yo.
Glenys Hutton
Hi Sylvie, sorry have not got back to you about the field at 9pm, but having been up at just after 3am I have been very tired, went up this evening to lay another trail as it was getting dusk and by the time we got home it was very dark, thanks for the offer. Looking at your link I do not think that the advertisement ref camera will be any good, as it needs power point and a computer to function.
Glenys Hutton
Hamish's Mum, will try the firebrigade for the infrared thermal camera. Did they know where Kip was or did they just do a sweep to try to find him.
Sammie
Michelle, sorry not been on line, will email you, I have no experience with night vision as it has always been discounted as they area so expensive.
sallybee
Well done Michelle - when I suggested them a few days ago I thought someone might just have some - the thought crossed my mind if I ought to jump in the car with ours and drive 300 miles but we use ours for searching for wildlife rescue too and they are well worn. They will come in handy I am sure.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Excellent news Michelle, though hope of course that she'll be home by then.
Retriever
Night vision monocular will be with Glenys on 11th
sylvie derrick
Very strangely this has arrived in my in box this afternoon, from a voucher discount site that I belong to:

http://dv.thedealworks.co.uk/wireless-surveillance-camera-with-nightvision-save-over-70-now-only-3999.aspx
Hamishs mum
Just a thought but would the local Fire Brigade help as they will have an infrared thermal camera they could use. Our local Brigade were very helpful when looking for Kip up here in Northumberland. Hope Amy in home soon
Glenys Hutton
Rang Virgin Mobile and the have talked me through a reset on my phone and it is now working OK.
sylvie derrick
Really busy and a bit noisy up there. Did the *middle* walk. One draw back is that now the vegitation is dying from a distance it looks black. Once everyone had gone we walked around very quietly. A group of noisy joggers arrived, who were afraid of dogs!! Do you know someone with a Black Lab and Rottie type dog, with possibly a grey Merc estate? Wondered if she is one of the searchers. If you wanted to try going up for a quick look at 9 p.m. I could go with you, as long as I was back for the second double up carer to go, at 10 p.m. Last edited: 2013-12-08 11:45:43 by sylvie derrick
Glenys Hutton
Have not heard the motocyclists un there lately, but did go through a couple of times during the week and last weekend it was walked both days. lately Sylvie wont be walking the dogs until later today as my back not too good at the moment after 2.5 hours this morning. Having trouble with my mobile picking up phone call at the moment so if you need to ring please ring the landline, think that the touch screen my be going home have had the phone for 2.5 years!!!
sylvie derrick
I will be up Top Field in the next hour and will have another look. I walk through the central area frequently and would expect my dogs to scent out anything there, although if Amy is moving around she may not have been there in the past. That is the area the motorcyclists use, the central bit that you cannot see is full of pathways, I hope they are not up there today or if they are it may be a good idea to go an ask them to be aware.
Retriever
Sammie, can you recommend a good set of night vision goggles/specs and I will ex press order them. Interesting thing was at 5:30am there were already dog walkers out.
Retriever
There is a large over grown area in the centre of the top field. The overgrowth is taller than a dog and would provide good cover. Is it possible for someone to have a good look in it during the daylight?
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Could you get some night vision specs? It certainly can't harm to extend the postering area. Any chance of getting leaflets printed and put through doors - either on their own or with local paper? Sounds like she's hiding when other dog walkers are around - easy enough to do being black.
Glenys Hutton
Went out from 4 to 60.30am with Michelle, searching, nothing seen. Think that we need to extend the postering area, and I am hoping for another sighting which would help where to search
Retriever
Sammie, tomorrow when we are out at 4am should we be walking around or should we sit still in one place? Also should we have our torches on full or low?
Sammie
Sylvie, when the dogs go in surival mode they can even be scared of approaching their owners, so everything could scare her. She will probably just hide but if they go near her hiding place whereever that is she may bolt and change areas.
I am so hoping these sightings are her, I have spoken to Glenys tonight and know that she is doing everything she can and has amazing support from lots of people.
Ness
Another couple of hours walked all around the area and plastered with more posters! I didn't take the dog(s) with me, just a pre-teenager who needed the exercise and fresh air!
The good news was that 80% of the people we stopped and spoke already knew about Amy. One chap said he's seen it amongst his friends on Facebook and Twitter and had shared/retweeted. So, word is spreading...
Glenys Hutton
Thanks Hayley that is brilliant as I know some people from the area use Hatvh Warren rather than the Winchester Sainsburys as it is the other side of Winchester. I do not know of anyone with a motion sensor camera, but as the field is used such a lot would be worried that it would stay where it was put.
sylvie derrick
Sammie the area where Amy disappeared, and possible sightings, is a very popular dog walking area and it is common/usual for people to pack up and walk the area together. Dozens walk the area over the day, from before early light.Many stick to regular routine times, I am always between 8.30-9.30 a.m. On weekends it is used recreationally sometimes by groups of young motorcyclists (very noisy) and joggers.There are also frequent trains going within yards of the area, but all familiar noises to Amy. Do you think any of th these noises would make her move on or actually lure her to the area of familiarity? Last edited: 2013-12-07 14:27:06 by sylvie derrick
Hayley brewer
Posters are now up in sainsburys and pets at home hatch Warren. Was thinking if you knew anyone with a motion sensor camera. You could put it where you're leaving food to see if it is her eating it. Just an idea
Glenys Hutton
Sammie, don't worry I have kept the sight areas to myself for searching, but with other people walking with me on occasions, since last Sunday, when we normally walk there is often someone with us, so that would be normal for her. I know that she is possibly not in normal mode, but feel it may ring a bell with her as they are all dogs she knows and I have sent everyone else further afield. Have got Michelle coming for a between 4 & 5am search tomorrow, which hopefully may throw something up, although yesterday it didn't. This morning on my own just felt I couldn't go out quite so early, but as its dark so late being winter hoped that my 6am start was OK.

I have asked quite a few people if they see her and can to take a picture on their mobile with will prove one way or the other that its her, also have told them to either sit or turn and walk away but trying to keep a eye on her, or if they are older people to bend down and pretend to pick a treat off of the floor, I am sure that would bring her as some times to get a good position and start to our obedience rounds I actually do that, and she knows she get a treat. A friends asked about trying to get a trap type cage, I have told her that until we know where she is we probably can't do that as yet.
Sammie
Glenys/Sylvie I don't have admin access so I can't see what was pinked but have asked admin to send it to me or unpink it. Sometimes we even do it by mistake (as Ellie did).

Glenys as you have noted under do not let everyone search in the sighting areas as this could drive her out of them, other people need to do between 1-3 miles outside of this incase she is moving in and out and as per my email in case we have missed a sighting.

It is better for only a few to visit the places where she is sighted, and for her doggie pals to go there on walks and yes just keep leaving more urine! It won't do any harm and will reinforce you are returning to that spot.

I know it seems like she has been missing a long time, but a week to ten days can be quite common when a dog has been scared off or is an ex rescue (basically when they go back to their own survial instinct or truely get lost).
It is safer for her to be roaming woods and fields that it would be to come into residential area where there are cars, and at this stage we just need to find roughly where she is, keep her there (and safe), scent, and when we are sure it is her set up a feeding station for her to return to.
If the sightings are definately her I very much doubt she will just walk up to someone and actually I think she would just run away even if they did have a dog with them. She may even run from Glyns which is very disstressing for an owner to cope with, but this happens alot when the dogs go into survival mode, but as soon as they get home they will return to that normal loving dog again (infact they will probably be clingy).
Some of the advice has been sent directly to Glynys by text, phone and email - this is the way we normally do advise owners (directly).
Glenys Hutton
Hayley that would be fab just put some more up in Homebase and Scats and the Rod Box, and some more on Church Green, will get some more into Headbourne Worthy this PM.

Friend with Flatcoats went out this morning and saw a Deer Staker and he is keeping his eye out as he already had seen posters, and she emailed the gundog training School locally and they already knew but would put a higher priority. My Friends also met several village people walking further afield and looking into the undergrowth and under trees that have fallen etc.
sylvie derrick
If anymore posters required, I can print/laminate. Also I have plastic ties. Laminated posters last longer being more substantial and less likely to bend or blow away.Although any poster is better than none.
Hayley brewer
Hi. I live in basingstoke, come to kings worthy every Saturday to walk my dogs. Know the area well as my late nan lived in the village for 40 years. I am willing to go into sainsburys and pets at home basingstoke today to put up posters
Glenys Hutton
Went out about 6am this morning and did the rounds, with 2 of my dogs, but nothing I came home and ad a coffee, and then went back out at the time she was seen on Thursday, still nothing, the food had been taken but may not have been her. Sylvie and her dogs came and joined in and several others were talked to along the way, some joining us.

Spoke to Jenny with Tiga last night, and she say for me not to go away from where she has been sighted walking with the dogs and to get other people to do the more distant searching.

Just going to Scats Homebase and the Rod Box to see if they will put up posters and to do some more along the road near the second sighting Thursday.


S
Glenys Hutton
No nothing posted at Hatch Warren at the moment, I am going to Homebase where they said they would put 2/3 up, and will try Scats and the Rod Box in the Village as they were shut by the time anyone got to them
sylvie derrick
Glenys and I have just spent a couple of hours walking and searching. Misunderstandings all completely sorted.
Retriever
Has anyone placed a poster in Pets at Home Hatch Warren? And the Sainsburys at Hatch Warren?
Retriever
Sammie, Please may we have some moderation of Silvies comments
sarahb
Hello, I'm local and keeping an eye out for her, I'm not very good at computers and links, so can someone please tell me the name of Amy's Facebook page in idiotproof language so I can go onto it please,,,, sarah,,,, stockbridge, x
Glenys Hutton
Sylvie what sort of person do you think I am I decant it into a bottle at home and lay the trail that way.Last edited: 2013-12-08 13:54:25 by Shereen
sylvie derrick
I presume that you have been taking the other dogs out with you Glenys, so they would also be laying a scent trail too. Please Glenys if you are going to pee in the field, go behind a bush!! Good idea though, some really good ideas have come up here to put in my mental toolbox. As it hasn't rained scent will have lasted a little longer.Last edited: 2013-12-08 13:54:25 by Shereen
4dog
re Urine, I don't have the answer Glenys, but dog urine can smell to other dogs for quite a few days. but no harm in renewing as often as you can.
Glenys Hutton
Jemima, I have already laid a urine trail to home as well as where the tee shirt is and also laid a trail of the vacuum contents, I must admit I was asked this afternoon how long the trail small lasted and I do not know is it something you do everyday every other day or every 3/4 days does anyone out there know?
Jemima Harrison
Glenys, may I suggest that you have a pee where the T-shirt is? (Or decant into a bottle and scatter if too public a place). This brought back my Tickle who had been missing for four days. Everything crossed here for a safe return.
sallybee
I've now got visions of you all doing your routine in the field....hey if it works then bingo! Trying to think of things that would reassure her, and get her curious have had my brain working overtime this past few days.... not a lot of work getting done, but any suggestion is worth a thought. Fingers and paws all crossed again here for you Glenys xx
Ness
I like that idea sallybee!
I might be able to come up that way tomorrow afternoon again. Daughter dancing at Hedge End so, if she finishes at a reasonable time, we can shoot up the motorway afterwards. I'll let you know.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Sounds like a marvellous idea Sallybee. Hope Jenny and Tiga can help too.
Glenys Hutton
I have spoken to Jenny and she is getting back to me tonight to tell me whether she has finished the job she is on.
Sarah Barelli
Have you thought of trying a tracker dog? Jenny Brown and Tiga recently tracked another missing dog successfully. Here is a link to the details. I can get you more information if required. Her service is free.
http://www.dogfriendlybritain.co.uk/features_detail.asp?Feature=338
Trisha
Shared on Facebook. A trap might help to get her back. The RSPCA or another rescue organisation may be able to lend you one.
sallybee
I thought I'd look in half expecting some news. Argh! Did I read she does music to heelwork......forgive me for wracking my brains, again, but I wonder if it is to the same music, then a tape recorder (showing my age now) playing that very music when you're out in the field and she might just think, ooh, that's familiar and step forward and investigate, and find her mummy! Music tends to carry a long way, so if she ignores strange voices, the music might just reassure her?? x
sylvie derrick
Just come back from vets but managed to collar next door neighbour, whose house justs out into the field. They have 100% vision,better than mine, so she is on watch too.
Sandie Evans
Oh what an awful worry. My house backs onto Top Field & keep having a look around & will keep doing so until you find her. Have you put some food down near where she was lost? I know she may not eat it but also she may & if you done this regularly it may keep her in one place - good luck
4dog
everyone must be feeling so helpless. fingers crossed for descent weather for searching.
Glenys Hutton
Been out since 5am and nothing seen except one lot of eyes which turned out to be a fox, something had been round where I had left my tee shirt but that could have been anything. Have done both areas where there was possible sitings.

Thanks Caroline Will be in touch on here.
Caroline
Hi I`ve been checking in everyday to see the progress of Amy. I am not sure who to contact but I live near to where she went missing so if you need additional help please say.
Bobbyblu
After reading all the updates for the last two days i have walked the Hookpit farm lane towards Worthy Down Army base, i must admit its a nightmare to search or even see anything. I walked past the horses in the field and into some woodland. It looked apparent someone had been in there as there was rope and a telephone number. As you can imagine it sent my alarm bells ringing but i did a full search and nothing, thankfully! I'm more than happy to help on Saturday, if Amy isn't found before then.
Naomi Baggaley
I am so encouraged to read this news, Glenys I am keeping everything crossed this is your beautiful Amy.
4dog
years ago my friends collie got clipped by a car. the dog was up to ch obedience, but she ran and ran, would not stop, she was terrified. we searched all morning. eventually I saw her, she knew me well but was about to run off, I said down Isla down in a firm voice and thankfully she did. and this allowed me to go and reassure her. fear takes over and prev poster is right that they do not always recognise the owner. I think it is a great time in the early morning to go out. in my prayers both Amy & Glenys. X
sylvie derrick
If it's her then she could (possibly) be cutting across the back of our house. I can see right across both fields to the railway line, from my bedroom window, so will keep my eyes peeled as it gets light.

The message is getting around. A friend said that the gentleman in front of her in the queue at Tescos, yesterday, was talking about her. Fortunately in KW we don't have dogs wandering around unaccompanied so she will be very noticeable on her own.
sylvie derrick
If it's her then she could (possibly) be cutting across the back of our house. I can see right across both fields to the railway line, from my bedroom window, so will keep my eyes peeled as it gets light.

The message is getting around. A friend said that the gentleman in front of her in the queue at Tescos, yesterday, was talking about her. Fortunately in KW we don't have dogs wandering around unaccompanied so she will be very noticeable on her own.
Dan Parsons
So so so pleased to see this news. Fingers crossed you'll find her tomorrow.
sallybee
I am so pleased to read this encouraging news - hurray! Has she got a canine friend/member of family where she would know their smell and sound? A number of years ago when one of my Flatties went walkabout it was during a search where one of them was very busy sniffing a particular area that on producing cooked chicken from my pocket as her reward, her sibling barked in excitement but it was that I am sure, which brought Rosie out of the garden she was holed up in. She recognised the bark, smell and perhaps coupled with the chicken meant for a happy reunion. I was thinking along these lines if Amy has another dog she is close to? Good luck Glenys - rooting and tooting tomorrow is the day!
Glenys Hutton
Going across the field opposite me with the Roman Villa in but going from Woodhams to the Watercress line so going in the wrong direction for home, and the second siting was in the field by the A34 opposite Headbourne Worthy House and by the watercress beds.
Ellie
Sorry pinked myself instead of editing it, will get it put back
What I was trying to say was thanks everyone for sound advice and good ideas. Please remember any searchers to go about slowly and quietly. Even such a friendly happy breed like a flatcoat will now be using survival instincts and running on adrenalin. She may not even recognize her owner at first. Anyone who sees her should not shout her name, sit down, making no eye contact. Possibly make little whimpering or singsong noises so she feels you are not a threat. Try to entice her towards you with something very smelly, sardines or garlic sausage etc. through it to the ground towards her but not directly at her. It may take quite sometime to gain her trust or interest to get her to come towards you.Last edited: 2013-12-05 19:53:55 by Ellie
Ellie
Some good ideas and sound advice from everyone. Anyone searching please move about slowly and quietly. Even such a biddable breed as a flatcoat, would be acting on instincts to survive and not even recognize her owner at first. Anyone who sees her, sit on the ground making no eye contact. Perhaps make soft whimpering noises. Try to encourage her to come towards you and be prepared to take time to gain her trust.
Glenys Hutton
got a friend coming over about 5am tomorrow morning, we will go to the first place she was seen, as the second place she was seen was close to the A34 and not sure that that siting was her, but the first one seemed to be more likely to be her. I did a second scent trial tonight + diluted urine but when I had been home about 15minutes it started to rain, so maybe the trial wont be there anymore.
sylvie derrick
Where was that exactly Glenys?
Sammie
If the sightings area definately her, for one I am happy that she is out there and has shown herself, but scenting must be done in the areas close to where she has been sighted to ensure she stays in one area only and it must be the safest area away from any roads. Once that is done food can be left out to encourage her to stay in one area, and crate/den made for her near the food so she stays put and has somewhere safe to go to.
Even domestic dogs that have been scared and had to live on their own for a few days may NOT go up to another person even if they are with a dog. It is critical not to drive her away and if she looks worried or moves away do not follow her, stand still and if neccessary walk away, (unless she is headed towards danger).
If she has showed herself now maybe where ever she was hiding has had a disturbance (building site?), or if she was taken in she may have got away and may be worried.

I so hope it is her, and if it is early morning from 4-5am is probably a good time to look for her.
Ellie, please feel free to add any other advice you can think of?
Glenys Hutton
Sorry didn't complete the story, so had to cancel the photo session. Will have to ring them tomorrow to fix another one.
Glenys Hutton
The chronicle were coming out to take photos, but there was another siting in a horses field in the next village, but by the time I got there, there was no sign of her at all, I spent quite a time walking up and down the side of the field.
4dog
a friend of mine lost their dog. her husband took their car and left his old jumper on the car seat. he left the car with the door open and in the morning their dog was curled up asleep on his old jumper. I am not suggesting you leave the car but perhaps stay overnight in the car (with a friend)?
Sandie Evans
Has the Chronicle been contacted? Do hope she is found soon
DogLostMeeka
If not back by weekend will put up posters at Winchester Rugby Club - anyone put them up at Micheldever Woods, lots of dog walkers up there and a lot come from the Worthys.
Ruth
The Blue Cross at Burford and Lewknor (Oxfordshire) have both come back to me saying that they have put Amy's details on their missing file.
Ness
I'm not a political person (they're all the same to me really!) but I take my hat off to Winchester MP who kept to his word: http://www.stevebrine.com/local-news/please-help-amy-goes-missing-in-kings-worthy/2032 and is publicising Amy for us!Last edited: 2013-12-05 16:45:16 by Ness
Sammie
I'm at work, but have just had a quick peep at her page, so I texted Glenys to say asap go and scent this area even if it is tomorrow after her back appointment, and definitely leave something of hers or yours (even unwashed socks!) at the place she went missing from. So hoping it is her.
Ellie
This sounds positive. I am sure your Area Co Ordinator has already told you that a lot of dogs try to return to the place where they last saw their family. Leave an item of clothing worn next to your skin, or her blanket in this area. Do hope your hospital appointment goes well and that Amy is soon home with you.
Claire Woods
Good news that she may have been seen and by someone that would recognise her, I have asked my local friends to walk there again this afternoon which they will do. We will be available again at the weekend. So sorry about your back.xx. We put 30 posters up on Sunday in all the surrounding areas all on phone boxes, bus stops and poo bins. Hoping to reach as many non dog owners as possible. Given the sighting lots more needed concentrated close to home. The gundog training base at three maids have said they will search the grounds again with the dogs.
Glenys Hutton
Possible siting of Amy on the far side of the field opposite my home, but she was going towards the old Watercress line which would have taken her into the top field where she went missing, and not home. I meet the lady frequently so she would know her.The lady checked that there was no owners about and nothing, but on seeing me, we searched and several other dog owners got involved, but nothing. I have a hospital appointment which I cannot ims its a pre-check for my back procedure next Friday, and when you are in constant pain you would know how torn I am at the moment but needs must.
Ruth
I've sent out emails to as many rescues and vets as I can find in the Oxon, Bucks, Berks areas, starting from Newbury and going north and east from there.
Retriever
Baggy Dog, I was planning on putting the credit card size leaflets through everyone's door starting near where she went missing. With the objective of covering most of Kings Worthy. Only 25 percent of the population own a dog. We need to reach the other 75 percent of the population. When I drove through on Sat and Sunday I did not see a single poster.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Michelle - agree that lots of dogs have been reunited after being too hot to handle - particularly the stolen ones that have stayed in the local area. Also worth leaving a few of the business-card sized information sheets in pet shops etc. along with the poster.
Retriever
Although we have good coverage (vets, wardens, kennels and dog walkers in the area) she isn't yet too hot to handle. The Tibetan Terriers achieved that by everyone posting 20 to 30 posters in their local area on T junctions and roundabouts so that the none dog owning public were aware. Only one of the TTs was picked up in a vet.
Glenys Hutton
Hi Sylvie I didn't think of the Lost page in the Chronicle until it was too late, but will contact them again next Monday if she hasn't been found by them. Yes the white vans are the Military police and therefore probably have keys for the back gate.

I have texted and sent pictures to some local land owners and game keepers going north wise from Kings Worthy so that they will keep an eye out and will contact the Sutcliffes at Burntwood Farm when I can find a number, as have only just remember their surname.
Ruth
Ness, if you are who I think you are, I have sent you a friend request and a message on facebook with my email address. If you could send me a copy of your email that would be fab. I am in the process of trying to pull all the email. addresses together and then I can get started on emailing the rescues in Berks, Bucks and Oxon
sylvie derrick
I have not been to the back gate for years. We used to sneak in there with Joe Northfield to play badmington!!The Army vehicles obviously use it, as I have bumped into their white trucks several times.

Steve is a very doggy person, so will identify with your situation, that's great as he really puts his back into projects.

I have *done* the undergrowth every time I have been up there, so has everyone I have seen this week, in various places all over the village. I think everyone is just willing her to appear. When she does reappear Amy will be quite a celebrity.

Have you been able to get anything in the LOST in Hamp. Chron?
I tried to pull up your interview, on iPlayer, but Solent wasn't on there.

Making her too hot to handle is definately a wise move.It's worked for a lot of people, hasn't it?
Glenys Hutton
Hi Sylvie yes both of the army camps have been done, the back gate is not used anymore as far as I know its to much of a security risk the last I heard.

Its brill that Steve Brine has got involced, this dog hopefully will be so hot that if anyone has got her that will bring her back or take her to the Dog Warden.

Sylvie all of the undergrowth on all sides of the field have been done and done well and so many local dog walkers have been in touch by phone or text that without asking people are looking out for her, if she is up there someone will see her.

My one worry now is that someone has her, and she would be a very entertaining dog, she would probably do some of her heelwork to music moves.
Retriever
Kennels in Basingstoke contacted
Glenys Hutton
That brill Nicky, if shes not back by then would appreciate your help.
Nicky Knight
If Amy is not found before the weekend, we would be happy to come down again to help look but as we don't know the area - we could do with some help on where to go.
I cannot bear to think of a Flatcoat being lost. We live just outside Basingstoke so if you need anything done in that area let me know
Ness
Couple of things: (a) I've heard from Steve Brine - MP for Winchester who is going to publish it on his website and pass the info on to as many people as he can. He wrote me a lovely email wishing us every success in finding Amy (b) I'm trying to call in some favours amongst MoD personnel in the area and get details circulated in the bases. Hang in there Amy - we'll find you!
Sally Lowe
Maybe Hookpit Lane but there are some small shelters that Amy may have used. It may be worth a try. And a yellow footpath route that I didn't use.
sylvie derrick
I think you walked up Hookpit Farm Lane. Was the new housing on your left, and small terraced houses, set back, on your right with an area of green in front? If so that is the area I have recently suggested. It is a nightmare, as heavily brambled and with masses of undergrowth. That is the lane that I suggested that the Worthy Down Army base use as a quick route.
Sally Lowe
I don't know the area by name, but I walked with my dogs passed the new housing and under a single and then a double railway arch towards some fields with horses. We then walked Top Field. No signs, but there is a lot of brambly undergrowth which might be worth searching closely. Just a suggestion. Sorry not to have anything positive.
sylvie derrick
Hi Glenys, Have you done Worthy Down Base too? They have a back entrance, don't they, near John Knott's Their vehicles use the track from Hookpit Farm Lane (although they are not supposed to).

Last edited: 2013-12-04 15:43:08 by sylvie derrick
Glenys Hutton
Hi Sammie do you think the DW in Alton and Farnham will have been contacted, if not could you please contact them please
Glenys Hutton
The other side of the track was walked both Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon both days and also has been done yesterday although I suppose it should be done again in case. Its quite easy to get to the other side via the railway arch in Hookpit Farm Lane. Also the A34 up to Three Maid Hill done and the Army Camp Sir John Moore Barrackes. No having any sightings its difficult to know just where to look.
Glenys Hutton
The other side of the track was walked both Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon both days and also has been done yesterday although I suppose it should be done again in case. Its quite easy to get to the other side via the railway arch in Hookpit Farm Lane. Also the A34 up to Three Maid Hill done and the Army Camp Sir John Moore Barrackes. No having any sightings its difficult to know just where to look.Last edited: 2013-12-04 14:21:01 by Glenys Hutton
Retriever
Basingstoke FCR and Floodle breeders contacted
Retriever
Basingstoke vets notified
Ness
Ruth: I have emailed most of them in the Winchester/Southampton/Portsmouth area. If you want a copy of the email I have sent, let me know your email address and I'll forward you what I've done.
While bombarding Facebook, I came across this page https://www.facebook.com/FindOurDogs - Two gundogs, gone missing in December last year from Winchester. Last edited: 2013-12-04 09:31:18 by Ness
Sammie
Sally, would be really good if anyone can access the other side of the track and walk it, looking from a different view might help.
Baggy Dog I believe Tigra is in Swindon tracking another dog (Conker) at the moment, and no there are not many around.
Ruth
Ok,I'll get on with emailing this evening. I have postal addresses for all of those rescues and vets but I'm sure I can find email addresses for most of them. Michelle, if I need any help I'll get back to you ....thanks!
Sally Lowe
Unless the rain gets heavy, I'll be there around 1. Is it worth looking around the other side of the railway line, A34 side? I'll have 2 pointers with me.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
There are dogs that track other dogs - there's one called Tiga who's had involvement in many Dog Lost cases. Not sure how many there are around though.
sylvie derrick
I think it was sallybee who said about lights/heat detection, Glenys, not me. I was wondering if there was a competition member who may give scent a try for you? An outside chance but a C or ticket dog may be able to handle it. I know the man you mean, he was there when I brought Fynn, so a long time ago. Your army of helpers are doing a great job.
sylvie derrick
I think it was sallybee who said about lights/heat detection, Glenys, not me. I was wondering if there was a competition member who may give scent a try for you? An outside chance but a C or ticket dog may be able to handle it. I know the man you mean, he was there when I brought Fynn, so a long time ago. Your army of helpers are doing a great job.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Michelle - it was me who produced the sheet with the credit-card sized info. Please email me info@safedog.co.uk and I'll email you straight back with the sheet.
Glenys Hutton
Sorry forgot to say thank you to Canine Cutz the more people that know the better, and she is used to horses, as I have a friend who has 2 and we sometimes use her field to run exercise the dogs if I have to go out early in the winter and it is dark.
Glenys Hutton
Yes please Ruth the more people know the better make this dog hot and maybe she will come out of the woodwork, I feel now that someone may have her.

Sylvie we have been up the Top Field with very strong torches the first night she was missing and spent 2 hours searching the undergrowth as dogs eyes show up in the very strong beams, No the search and Rescue people only come now when they want to do their Good Citizens training and tests. I did actually know one of the last lot guys that came quite well, having done gundog training with him several years before when he had a Lab, but is several years ago no. ago now.

Any thing that people can think of must be a good thing, it was funny today as one of the girls at work had had the Dogs Lost link come to her Facebook page and not through me, as I do not have work people as my friends on Facebook.
Retriever
Hi Ruth, if you need any help emailing let me know.

Someone produced some small credit card sized leaflets with contact details. Would you be able to email me the template so that I can print some more off. I was going to pop item through letter boxes. Hopefully to find the Someone somewhere who knows something.
Sammie
Michelle I can confirm the Basinstoke DW was notified when the email alert went out to the other dogwardens, but thanks for thinking of them. Test Valley also know.

Sylvie, after talking to Glenys tonight she is pretty sure that these search and rescue dogs are trained to ignore dog scent and only focus on human scent, but a nice thought.

Sallbee this suggestion is often mentioned but I don't know anyone that has them and I understand they can be extremely expensive.

Ruth, if it can be done by email at no cost to you, I would go ahead and do it.Last edited: 2013-12-03 23:35:23 by Sammie
Ruth
While helping to search for another dog, I compiled a list of all the rescue centres within a 75 mile radius of Watlington in Oxfordshire, and vets within a 35 mile radius - these cover a lot of Berks, Bucks, Oxon and into Northants and Herts. I'm happy to email these (starting with those nearest to Winchester) if Glenys wants to widen the search further?
sallybee
Another thought I have had - has anyone got any night vision binocs/goggles? Just thinking about the woodland area she went of into whether or not any night vision binocs would pick up her body heat incase she is lying low?
sylvie derrick
Railway do frequently walk the line. We can see them across the field from our house walking that line. It is a highly dangerous line being electrified and there is no way they could give a member of the public permission to walk it.

A friend's husband went to London from Winchester station
yesterday, and looked as hard as he could along this stretch.

I was going to suggest a good scent dog. Unfortunately my best dog is now too infirm to take on the task. There used to be one of the search and rescue team at Winchester City Dog Training, does he still attend Glenys.
Retriever
I have widened my search in case someone picked up Amy as a stray and handed her in outside the area she went missing. I have contacted Gay Dog Kennels and Basingstoke and Deane.
Claire Woods
I have contacted Hants Fire & Rescue and Hampshire Search and Rescue with this page and asking for any help or advice they can offer. Fingers crossed they can help in some way.
Retriever
Network Rail were difficult today. After insisting that they were relying on drivers in high speed trains to sight Amy I explained that the railway line was the only place we could not search and offered to pay for someone to walk the line. They explained that they could not pay someone to do it and would rely on the high speed train drivers and the maintenance crew which walked the line every day. I did have to ask them to clarify that there were people walking the line every day. They finally confirmed that this was the case. The maintenance crew walk the line. To date they have not found Amy. Good news.
Sammie
Sallybee, normally a scent dog needs a fresh (within 24hours) scent to follow and a scent article that has only been used on that dog such as a collar (no mixed bedding etc).
But I have texted a lady who has advised me on lost dogs before to clarify.
Canine Cutz
Glenys, have contacted lots of jockeys to put on their twitter account about Amy, will reach approx 25,000 people. Hope you soon hear positive news soon.
Glenys Hutton
The lady who rang about the sighting in Cundall Way has rang and she felt the dog see saw was definitely grey rather than black she is not a dog lover and seems rather frightened of dogs.
Glenys Hutton
Hi Sally I have to work tomorrow so will not be back until 2pm but if you would like to come that would be brilliant. It would not be a managed search as all of the local people are looking all the time and perhaps someone who doesn't know the area might look differently, let me know what you want to do.
Naomi Baggaley
I also contacted the Echo and Chronicle, plus News Extras and all the radio stations I could find local to the area on Sunday. With the papers, I also sent her picture. Other than Solent Radio, the others have been slow to act - was told someone would get back to me in a couple of days - nothing. So brilliant you have emailed them as well Ness. Hopefully the more people that contact the papers the better as they will realise how much this means to us and run an article.
Bobbyblu
Have only recently become aware of this site and a very good one it is. I do have knowledge of Kings worthy and being a local Police Officer in the area; I'm pleased to say I'm not aware of any Road Traffic incidents involving any dogs recently. I have a labrador myself, which i couldn't imagine losing. Having seen how close this is to my house i'm going to change where I normally walk my lab at Farley Mount and head over to Kings worthy tomorrow to see if i can help in anyway.
sallybee
Have we tried anyone with a scent dog to see if they can pick up any trace? I know only too well a black dog cannot easily be spotted in undergrowth so just wondered if we have a canine search dog anywhere willing to give it a go?
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Keep checking to see if there's positive news. In our area they have companies that deliver leaflets - could be worth seeing if there's one locally? May even be worth paying a couple of local children to do Cundell Way and surrounding areas? There is of course the possibility that a finder may not recognise Amy's breed ... though the microchip and tattoo should identify her, even if the tag's come off. Digressing slightly but I've started doing Pilates which is good for bad backs ...
TheOldDogListener
I have shared with Dog Groomers on the English Groomers group on Facebook, and have emailed others in the area. Many times we've had clients call us first if they have found a stray dog, in case we recognise it.
I have also shared with Dog Walkers to pass onto their group on Facebook.
xxx Jackie Gosport Dog Grooming xxx
Sally Lowe
I live in Oxford, but could be in Kings Worthy around 1pm tomorrow if a search is under way. Sally
Glenys Hutton
Thank you suek Dog Warden that is brilliant. I did get phoned and told that it had been put out at the show on Sunday. I would probably have been there in days gone by, but have serious back problems, and running and showing is not brilliant for it, but hoping for some treatment soon that may help, but dog walking is good for it as its not so liable to get jarred.
Glenys Hutton
Yes the market and ice rink are still there, wouldn't need to worry stall holders as probably could put posters up on post etc.

I asked at work (The Wessex Hotel) by the cathedral to put posters up on the front doors as its now Christmas Party time, but was told no, but could put 2 up in the car park Kiosk, local people use the car park as well as guests in the hotel plus the conferences.
Ness
That's really good to know Sue, thanks :-)
Dog Wardensuek Animal Warden
I'm a Dog Warden in North Essex and I got the email about Amy, so rest assured that the 'circle' of friends is very large.
Most 'Flat Coat' owners know about her as well because the Open Show was in your area on Sunday and a message went out there..Keep postering and GOOD LUCK, hope she is found soon.
Glenys Hutton
Tescos don't deliver papers, but the Post office does and I know the owners reasonably well will ask them and see what they think
Ness
Just listened to the interview on iPlayer - well done.

Thinking along Sammie's lines - how about asking the paperboys/girls from your little Tesco if they would mind putting leaflets through as they deliver the papers?

I have emailed the Echo and Chronicle with the links to here but it may be worth emailing them specifically to ask for an article.

Hopefully all the DW will know by now although East Hants and Portsmouth at 9am hadn't heard about her.

Is the Christmas Market still on in Winchester this weekend? Can someone go there and put some posters around and on the stalls?

Trying to do as much electronically as I can from here, just wish I could spend more time over there looking.

COME ON AMY - we are willing you to show yourself!
Glenys Hutton
Thanks Ellie for the number but will check if I can
Glenys Hutton
Petlog rang through to say that we are on a premium log and that they have emailed all of the vets and rescue centres within a 30 miles radius as long as they are registered with Petlog
Ellie
I think the phone number for Guildford 96.4 radio station comes as being under Eagle Radio Ltd and is 01483 300964 but perhaps someone more local to you will confirm this.
Sammie
Well done for doing the interview Glenys, It must have been upsetting for you.

I don't feel there is any need to contact the Dog Wardens, as in my earlier post I can confirm the DW emailed out yesterday and this in turn was sent to about 50 different people/dog wardens from the Woking DW. I then replied to all and put her doglost link and picture on it.

Rescues know by law they need to report a dog to a dog warden and highly unlikely that this would be overmissed. The only confusion that arrives sometimes is when a microchip has not been updated, but Glenys says she has contacted her chip company.

If it was Amy in Cundell way (and not a simiar dog) it would indicate she is running scared and lost, and has lost all sense of direction. The odd thing would be if it was here why wasn't she been seen again.

I suggest getting something in the Echo or Hampshire Chronicle or any free newspaper covering the area, and possibly doing house to house leaflet drops. This is hard work and takes time but ensures that non walkers (ie people driving to and from home) get to know about her. I can make leaflets up (4 on a page) which people can print off.

It is also important for all local farmers and gamekeepers to know as the land the other side of the railway seems to be open fields?

If any other co-ords have ideas please post. Thanks SamLast edited: 2013-12-03 15:21:02 by Sammie
Glenys Hutton
Hi Terri do you know Guildford 96.4 radio station phone no please
Glenys Hutton
Vanessa The dog warden said that she would contact all of these dog wardens so have as yet not attempted to ring them, but will start to. Rang Network Rail they have not walked the line but still nothing has been reported.
Glenys Hutton
Hampshire Police contacted me this morning, and are contacting all they can think of and putting her on their twitter account. Went on Radio Solent about 12.30 but this soppy thing broke down when they started questioning me about her, they asked were there any children in my family told them no but that I am a pensioner, they were very sympathetic.
Ness
I've got this list:

Test Valley dog warden 01794 52 77 00
New Forest dog warden 02380 28 51 31
Basingstoke And Deane dog warden 01256 84 48 44
Winchester dog warden 01962 84 02 22
Hart dog warden 01252 62 21 22
Rushmore dog warden 01252 39 81 66
East Hampshire dog warden 01730 23 43 18 / 9
Southampton dog warden 02380 83 21 64
Eastleigh dog warden 02380 68 83 15 / 8337
Fareham 01329 23 61 00 Ext 4389
Gosport dog warden 02392 58 42 42
Portsmouth dog warden 02392 68 81 81
Havant dog warden 02392 44 66 67

Can we confirm who has and hasn't been contacted. Thanks xx
Ness
Morning. I've phoned and spoken to the dog wardens in East Hampshire and in Portsmouth. Also spoken to The Ark in Stubbington. She is not there :-( but all details have been registered with them all and, if she turns up, they will immediately contact you.
I've continued the bombardment of emails and have now hit all the local radio stations and newspapers.
Continuing with positive vibes ♥
terri durrant
i know that the eagle 96.4 in guildford have read out over the air about lost dogs you could give them a try their radio station cover a wide area of the south
good luck today xx
DogLostJayne - Administrator, Head Office
Owner is on local radio this afternoon. good luck!
Retriever
Thank you Sammie
Sammie
Michelle sounds like you have been very busy!
I emailed Glenys earlier to confirm I had seen her local Dogwarden send a global email out via the DW in Woking.
So many peoply willing Amy to be found.
Retriever
Thank you Dan
Dan Parsons
Michelle, I've just emailed Stubbington for you.
Retriever
The following on FB have kindly let us post a link to dog lost:
-PDSA
- Blue Cross
- Dogs Today magazine
Managed to email all of the following rescues except the RSPCA in Stubbington:

St Francis Animal Shelter, Fair Oak 02380 693 282
Second Chance Rescue, Southampton 02380 559 552
Blue Cross, Southampton 02380 692 894
RSPCA, Stubbington 01329 667 541

On FB Ness had a very good point that we should be looking at more than just the local rescues. Please can I ask everyone to contact the rescues near them?
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Good luck with the interview (though really hope she's home by then). Hope your hard work pays off Ness, it's certainly going to raise awareness to a wider audience.
Glenys Hutton
A friend contacted the local radio station and they contacted me saying that they usually do not get involved in stray days, but that they have a phone-in program on a Tuesday and they will interview me. Have put some more posters out and some of the dogs walkers were going further on their afternoon walks so still on going although in a smaller way.
Ness
I've emailed almost 100 local businesses, schools, churches etc in the area with poster and full details, asking them to circulate.
I've also added the link to here on as many Winchester based facebook pages I could find.
I'm already getting feedback saying emails will be circulated, posters will be printed and links will be put on other websites. We're getting there... Come home Amy!
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Just been shared by Dogs Today magazine with 66 shares from there, on FB. Hopefully will reach some more local people who can join the search party.
Sammie
Carolinetyson, thanks, I followed the link but the post wasn't made public so I couldn't see it, but texted Glenys to make sure she was aware and she was so its good the message got to her.
Glenys Hutton
Lady in Cundell Way contacted she was out, but husband informed and has promised to keep an eye out.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
.Last edited: 2013-12-01 21:16:14 by Baggy Dog
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
I'm sorry she's not home yet but glad there's been a possible sighting. When people see a glimpse of dogs it's hard for them to identify them afterwards so hoping that it was Amy. When I was involved in searching for a local dog I asked some people if they'd seen her, 'no' they said, but then remembered a loose lab running down the main road ... have you leafleted the houses in Cundell Way? It may prompt a phone call or two from people who haven't been out and seen the posters. Are there any local community websites (we have one in Beckenham) which would be useful.
Glenys Hutton
Posters all over the village one on Tesco's door in the villia and one at Tesco's at Junction 9. We have done the old Newbury and Didcot line yesterday and today all the way to South w
Wonston and round the loop at the top and back again. Chris Player (Flatcoats) did live in the village did all the fields on either side of the byway of Hookpit Farm Lane yesterday morning and someone walked the byway itself in the afternoon and its been done again today. My friend knows someone in Cundell Way and have just asked her to contact her to keep her eyes
open and she should know Amy from Dog Training. The lady in question has dogs so should be able to think clearly should she see her.
CarolineT
https://www.facebook.com/alix.hickman/posts/10152086325634747
Is this ok?
Sammie
Carolinetyson can you put the facebook link to this post on here, as I have searched the Winchester petbay sites on FB, the Doglost SW page, and the Spotted Winchester and can't find anything on it.
It is certainly worth the owner following up and putting posters there but sadly if it happend this morning the original person who posted it needs to be contacted so we can try and verify if it was Amy or not.
DogLostJayne - Administrator, Head Office
Tx Caroline...will bump her page...
CarolineT
Hi, I put on FB this morning and a friend also shared it who loves in Kings Worthy. Someone on her page just posted "possibly seen on Cundell Way this morning. A dog was running up and down, although similar think it a little grayer." Hopefully she hasn't strayed too far. Good luck.
Dan Parsons
Sylvie - there's a poster up at Barton Farm and I searched Barton both this and yesterday morning.
Ness
Copying this to Facebook and DogLost!
Hi Glenys. Been thinking about you all day, sorry I couldn't get over again but have been spreading the word electronically from this end. I've tweeted every celebrity that has a connection with Winchester and so far, it has been retweeted to nearly 50,000 followers. Am hoping for more!
I'm going to email all the schools in the area and ask if they would ut a notice on their gates and also if they are doing a newsletter to parents this week, to maybe add a note (worth a go!).
I'm also going to email any business' in the area I can google and find. Again, I can only ask that they publicise Amy - it only needs one person to spot her...
Has anyone contacted all the vets / animal shelters / PSDA etc in Winchester? If not, let me know and I'll do that too. Even Marwell would be worth a shot, lots of 'animal people' work there!
You have my number, call me if you just need a shoulder.
Thinking of you and Amy xx
DogLostJayne - Administrator, Head Office
Well done team Amy!
sylvie derrick
Thanks for the info. I didn't know until Anne Martin sent me an email yesterday.It helps to know time and exact location as it helps when telling people where to concentrate the search and which possible direction. My youngster chases along there to beat the trains to the end, and has never been able to get through, so kids possibly damaged over last weekend. There is a Dobbie type dog that the owner goes into the middle of the field with, for obvious reasons!!!

Don't know where you have searched so apologies if I make suggestions where you have been but I am sure you will have been along the old track and down the lane under the railway bridge towards John Knott. There is that old pill box.
You could also contact the railway companies(heaven knows what is is called now) drivers do report animals if seen on the line. A sign up on the Andover Road (Barton Farm) dog walking area may be a good idea because it's only a short way along the railway track.The last dog that went missing in the Top Field area was found a week later scavenging around Tesco's for food because she was hungry. So chin up, early days, lots of very kind people looking.Last edited: 2013-12-01 16:52:39 by sylvie derrick
Glenys Hutton
Been and checked all of the houses and nothing, Sylvie we were walking along the London railway line towards the houses and were not very far from them and she went into the undergrowth but not sure which way she went once disappeared, for the more than a week the last panel which was touching the railway fence has been down on the floor, but my dogs have not bothered about it. The dogs was large and black looked like a Rottie X and the owner was walking in the middle of the field not on the edge as most of us do, but I assume she heard the commotion and then whistled the dog and he left Amy but she was in flight by then. I managed to get the other 2 dogs to me, and thank God my old girl Meg had declined to walk with us that morning. Have had lots of kind people, many who I don't even know out and about all over the extended area today and still nothing, have put more posters un and have a couple of people doing house to house at the moment. Will contact papers and Radio Solent again tomorrow. Sylvie she went missing about 7.30am on Friday morning when I walked her before I went to work. I have sent posters to the Vets that are open this morning and the girls in Tesco were absolutely fantastic.
Chris dobie
Just got back from Hook pitt farm.spoke to runners,riders and walkers,nothing to report.
sylvie derrick
Would you agree Sammie that if spotted Glenys is immediately contacted to come and *reel her in* rather than attempt it yourself, if Amy doesn't know you. Glenys's numbers are as above, put them in your mobile in case.
Sammie
There has been brilliant support for Amy and from what Glenys emailed me this moring some good searching.
I often search without making any noises but sometimes you can call the other dogs names that she is usually with, or hum or whistle to yourselves!
A building site and large drain type things they stack up are often good hiding places.
There is ofcourse the possibility that she lost her collar and someone picked her up and took her to where they were travelling, I have known this happen.
Remember if you see her and she is spooked, just turn away immediately and do not look at her, sit down if neccessary and get some treats out before trying to look back at her, throw food if neccessary on the floor and look away again.
If she is nervous it is just a game of patience waiting for her to see you are not threatning to her, and this can take hours if she is really scared.
I so hope today brings some news.
sallybee
I keep checking for some news - stay safe lovely Amy - your Mum and an army of people are out there trying to help you get home. xxxx
Nicky Knight
We are not local but we have looked down the disused railway line along from the hookpit farm development told as many dog walkers horse riders and cyclists as we saw
Jemima Harrison
Really important for those who don't know Amy to *not* call her name. It can be extremely scary for a frightened dog. When our Tickle went missing, she got completely spooked by complete strangers spotting and calling her. Last edited: 2013-12-01 11:24:35 by Jemima Harrison
sylvie derrick
Noticed it was accessible by the railway line this morning, but it wasn't previously, possibly because people have been pushing through.I didn't mean for a minute that the site shouldn't be investigated. No one has yet said what time of day she went missing and which direction she was seen to go.There are dogs in a lot of the houses. Two labs live next door to the site. From that location you can even hear them barking in John Knott's kennels. I meant I could hear a dog barking in the middle of the night, from my house, as I have my bedroom window open and the noise was coming from that direction.

Aren't people kind. I met a very elderly lady who had deliberately gone up ther to look, this morning. She had the belt from her dressing gown, in case she found a dog, to tie it up.

Lot of people up there this a.m. as it's a popular dog walk. I walked through as much of the undergrowth as I could. From Top Field there is another building site that comes onto Tudor Way.Last edited: 2013-12-01 11:11:03 by sylvie derrick
Ness
Glenys has permission to enter the building site today so fingers crossed Amy is holed up in there.
Michelle is right, at least three of us managed to get in there yesterday, under the fence or by the very last panel nearest the railway line. Both our large flatcoat males just followed us in too without much squeezing!

We heard barking too but there is a lab and a terrier who live in a house backing onto the site who are in the garden, they were barking a lot.
Retriever
Silvia, there were a number af adult sized humans who have managed to get into it over the past two days without moving any of the fencing. It is accessible. It needs to be looked into.
sylvie derrick
She would have had difficulty accessing the building site from Top Field. They have been very careful to make it inaccessible to dogs. I have spoken to the site foreman about it as one of my smaller collies did wriggle under the fence when first erected.There is a footpath running down the side of the site ,
although Dogs in flight mode would just go through thickets to escape. Is that the direction that Amy appeared to go, as it would be helpful to know? I heard barking at night which is unusual, but I thought it was Thursday night, late. I agree with Sammie? That Amy is more likely to respond to voices she knows and her own kennel mates. Last edited: 2013-12-01 06:47:43 by sylvie derrick
sylvie derrick
She would have had difficulty accessing the building site from Top Field. They have been very careful to make it inaccessible to dogs. I have spoken to the site foreman about it as one of my smaller collies did wriggle under the fence when first erected.There is a footpath running down the side of the site ,
although Dogs in flight mode would just go through thickets to escape. Is that the direction that Amy disappeared to go, as it would be helpful to know? I heard barking at night which is unusual, but I thought it was Thursday night, late. I agree with Sammie? That Amy is more likely to respond to voices she knows and her own kennel mates.
Retriever
They are building houses beside the field where Amy went missing. All the houses are empty with workmen going in and out finishing the interiors. Ideally we need Glenys to be able to go into each house and check that Amy is not there. I thought I heard some barking on Friday night however the noise of the trains drowns out everything. Any help with gaining access to the houses would be much appreciated. Secondly she could have gone through the building diet and out through the front gate. There is then a tunnel under the railway line. So there is every chance she could be at the other side.
Ellie
I have been liaising with Sammie, Hampshire Co Ordinator since Amy went missing, and she is giving sound advice. I know she is a little concerned about searchers with other dogs who could alarm her but I feel (with 33 years experience of the breed) I know how people/dog orientated they are so I do not consider that a problem. A big however is though if someone sees her do not expect her to bound over in true flatcoat style. She may be injured but undoubtedly frightened, so sit on the ground, making no eye contact and wait quietly to see if she will come towards you. Last edited: 2013-12-01 21:43:24 by Shereen
sylvie derrick
No, the pony paddocks are privately rented from a farmer, and nothing to do with Woodhams. The railway line is inaccessible from Top Field but very accessible from the field to the left of the road to Woodhams Farm. It is an electrified line. That is the field I back onto. It also borders onto the A34. As it is planted out with Winter wheat people would not walk on it. You can though walk aroud the periphery with care, but would need to keep accompanying dogs on a lead, for their safety. Does Glenys know in which direction she went off in? In Top Field she would only be a couple of hundred yards from home, a route frequently used by Glenys (who incidentally I have known for 29 years and she also came to my puppy classes with her first flatcoat)

Yes Sammie the whole field is surrounded by dense bushes, one path takes you right across to the far side of Kings Worthy using an old railway line. It comes out on the Springvale Estate.Another route and they can end in South Wonston.Last edited: 2013-12-01 06:45:13 by sylvie derrick
Sammie
I have texted and emailed the owner tonight with some more specifics re searching. She has been advised specifics on how far a "normal" lost dog can travel (which is about 5 miles) although I normally find they start to stop around 3 miles and then start to move within designated points. But the problem with Amy is we are unsure if she is injured or not, and if she is I feel it more likely that she will not travel so far but hideaway so all searching needs to be done close to the ground, looking under objects, trees, vehicles, hay stacks, farm machinery, horse trailers etc
The train line that boarders along the fields also need to be walked prefably up to 5 miles in each direction but at least 2 or 3, and posters put up at Micheldever and Winchester stations incase anyone sees her from a train carriage as the track seems very close to the area.
For the densly wooded areas that Sylvia is suggesting near where she went missing please look for any of Amy's hair on bushes, fences etc incase she has squeezed in somewhere tight.

I know some other co-ords are following Amy with interest so you may see others post advice too, especially useful if they are knowledgable of the same breed type of dog as Amy.Last edited: 2013-11-30 21:51:28 by Sammie
SandyW
The chap with his Spaniel that I was walking top field with was leaving it heading down to that field I think. I went to the fields where the horse paddocks are, which I'm guessing from the map are part of Woodhams Farm. Bumped into Ness as we were heading home, and a gent with a male black F/C ..and earlier folks with one of Amy's pups, now adult. Lots of people looking. Wherever went I called for Amy, and listened for any noises in undergrowth.
sylvie derrick
I am right at the top of Springvale Avenue, and unmade road, that backs onto the fields. As you look from Springvale Road up the road to Woodhams Farm I back onto the field on the left, right at the top. Top Field looks pretty open but is surrounded by some dense areas. A frightened dog can travel a long way. When my bitch went missing from our garden, some years ago, she was found up on the road to Basingstoke a few days later.

One of the best things is to put posters up everywhere. People really love to help, plus contact every vet and rescue centre in the area. Last edited: 2013-11-30 20:52:43 by sylvie derrick
Briony
Hi Sylvie, I'm not sure whereabouts you are in the village but I think Ness and myself came close to you? There was a gentleman, and his son, who went out in a more westerly and northerly direction from us as well. I've drawn on a map the area we covered today. We also went back to the building site on the northern edge of Top Field, just before dark, fearing she may be trapped in there. Hoping to try again tomorrow.Last edited: 2013-11-30 20:11:06 by Briony
sylvie derrick
It was refuse collection in the village that morning. I have had the refuse collectors asking pertinent questions about my dogs. So much so that I contacted the police because there had been a spate of dog thefts in the area. I live backing onto the next field to Top Field and I don't think anyone has been over here yet. I will be able to go out that area tomorrow morning, first thing. Would have gone this morning as Top Field is my usually Saturday walking venue,although I didn't know about Amy until this p.m., but had a major emergency at home.Last edited: 2013-11-30 19:28:30 by sylvie derrick
Ness
Spent the afternoon and early evening out all around the area but no sign of Amy. Met some lovely people, shame it is in these circumstances. There has been no sign at all of her, anywhere.
Accosted every walker we saw, the postman and even the RAC patrolman. Postered and flyers all around.
Hoping and praying she is with someone somewhere and they are yet to contact the authorities.
sylvie derrick
Glenys, so sorry. No one seems to have been over this way, clumps of trees in field etc. Sorry can't join in search due to circumstances.Which part of Top Field and which direction did she go? Would be interested in which dog carried out attack, as my girls attacked there Wednesday a.m. Have shared on FB and will keep my eyes and ears open and tell neighbours.Last edited: 2013-11-30 18:08:50 by sylvie derrick
SandyW
Popped down from Camberley for an hour and a half looking in Top Field and around the area, hoping my Setters might attract Amy, but no luck....in spite of being able to see for miles. There were lots of people doing the same. Hoping she's safe and taken in by somebody, and there'll be good news when someone can put the lost and found council reports together.
Glenys Hutton
A thank you I have missed is to the people who live at a distance but know people in the area and have contacted them to put posters in cars and windows etc.
Glenys Hutton
had lots of kind people helping with the search for Am,y some coming miles to help for which I am truly grateful, and that has kept me going. Still no sightings which is very worrying. Lots of posters gone outside and in shops and pubs in the village. Checked with the Kennel that the dog Wardens would use and nothing, lots of people know in the village as when I have contacted them they already knew about my sweet girl.
Retriever
Checked Dogs Trust Newbury and checked Vets Now Winchester
Retriever
Shared map on Glenys's face book page. Please share.
Retriever
Called Dogs Trust Newbury and no sign of Amy.

Ref the map I have marked on it exactly where she went missing. Hence why I wanted to add it as a second image.
Dan Parsons
Been out searching and putting up posters all morning with no avail. We went to the building site on the way back and it was all locked up but we left a small details card. Good luck for this afternoon. Hope she comes home soon.
Sammie
Michelle you can only add a link to a map, or a screen print and add it to your photobucket account then put the link here,or make it in to a jpeg and we can put it as a second photo. I googled the area and it was very easy to come up with this link:
https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&q=hookpit+farm&ie=UTF-8&ei=59qZUrf9KIOrhQfvmoDgBQ&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAg
Ruth
Glenys, as a fellow flatcoat owner I was so sorry to hear that Amy was missing - I can only imagine what you are going through. I'm too far away to be able to come and help search but my daughter used to live in Winchester and has circulated the poster to her friends still there. She's there today for the Christmas market so has put a poster in her car in the hope that a few more people will see about Amy, while she's driving through and parked in Winchester. Hoping today brings you very good news xx
DogLostRiverlady
circulating on twitter
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Have just emailed you the PDF Ness.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Fingers crossed here Ness. If we were closer we'd be out with you searching.
Ness
Spoken to owner this morning. No joy yet. Search party out this morning and another, which I'll join, this afternoon. Please keep everything crossed.
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
I've sent a copy to Briony, but thought it wise to put a copy on my website for others to download and print as I guess you may all be there at different times and possibly in slightly different search areas. http://safedog.co.uk/doglost.htm will take you to the page where you can download the PDF. Happy to email it to people if requested - just email me on info@safedog.co.uk.
Ness
Morning. I can come over this morning about 10:30. I'll try and find the right place!
Briony
Thanks Dan, I need to go into work to print a few off before I drive over later. I think I know whereabouts you mean.
Retriever
How do I add a map?
Dan Parsons
I believe Top Field is up hookpit farm close by mini Tesco.
Dan Parsons
I've forwarded it to you Briony.
Briony
Baggy Dog, can you send the sheet to my email please and I'll get some more printed off - bca_72@hotmail.com - and whereabouts in K'Worthy is Top Field please?
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Thanks Dan. I've just sent it through to you. If anyone else needs a copy then happy to send more through. Also let me know if you need the details changed. Good luck with the search today.
Dan Parsons
I'll print some off Baggy Dog. Please email to pipmontlabs@gmail.com
Safedog Crash Tested Car CratesBaggy Dog
Just checked this again - will do sheet now - can I have an email address to send it to?
terri durrant
i know it a long way from you but dogs from this area end up at tree top in in guildford good luck to day finger cross xxx ring local dog warren to,
Retriever
Checked police yesterday afternoon, no reported incident. Checked transport police yesterday afternoon, no reported incident. Network rail will come back on Monday. Not at Vets Now Winchester and not at local vets Knotts in Kings Worthy. Could not get through to Dogs Trust in Newbury.
Ness
I too will look for good news when I get up. If not, I'll try and come over with my big lad late morning. I'll text tomorrow. Stay safe & warm Amy.
Briony
Glenys, I'll text you in the morning for an update and drive over to K'Worthy to help look - can you tell me which road I need to be on to find "Top Field" please? If BaggyDog has done an A4 sheet for you, I can get a batch printed/copied for you in the morning, before I drive over, if you let me know. Off to bed now, hoping for good news when I log in tomorrow morning. x
Dan Parsons
I'm very sad to hear about Amy going missing, we all thought of you at training this evening. I can also help in the search tomorrow if you need, just let me know. I've shared on my FB profile, I have a few friends in Kings Worthy. Fingers crossed for a safe return.
Glenys Hutton
Yes please Baggy Dog that you be very kind of you thank you
Glenys Hutton
Hi Thank you for all of your kind thoughts, have been searching again tonight with very strong torches to no avail having another search tomorrow morning at 9.30am ring me on 07940 385997 please
terri durrant
hope for a safe return good luck in finding her
Briony
I live the other side of Winchester and can help search tomorrow if needed? I'll check Amy's status in the morning (if you want to post a comment on where and when to search). I have shared in Hampshire Woofers on Facebook and on my own profile too. Stay safe Amy x
Ness
I'm Waterlooville/Denmead way - can come over towards Winchester tomorrow sometime if you'd like. Stay safe Amy, come home soon.
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. Maybe include a picture as not many people know what a flatcoat is. If you'd like me to make up a sheet and send it to you for printing then let me know. Glad she has all the methods of ID so hopefully will be reunited soon. Seen this circulating amongst my FCR FB friends so the word is getting out.
Sandra R
Seen on facebook network rail, can't come out until Monday!!! anyone know someone who can help with this.
Sammie
Have spoken to her owner and advised and sent information sheetsLast edited: 2013-11-29 15:38:30 by Sammie
Gino - Administrator, Head Office
Alerts sent to helpers in SO21,22,23.
Ellie
Have shared on my Facebook page to help get the word out, I see many other flatcoat folk doing the same. Will notify the Breed Society.
Stay safe until you are found Amy
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