Reunited: Black/brown/white Mix Jack Russell Terrier Cross Male

  • Dog ID 127261
  • Status Reunited
  • Registered 30 Mar 2018
  • Gender & Breed Male Jack Russell Terrier Cross
  • Age Young Adult
  • Colour Black/brown/white mix
  • Marks & Scars One of two dogs missing from same family:doglost ID 127260 Longhaired but could now be groomed
  • Tagged Unknown
  • Microchipped Unknown
  • Tattooed Unknown
  • Date Lost 20 Mar 2018
  • Where Lost Banks Village, West Lancashire
  • Lost In Region North West
  • Lost In Post Area PR9
  • Date Reunited 11 May 2018
  • Other Info Linked with doglost ID 127260 Dogs were walking with children from family known to dogs when taken by finder. Finder passed dogs on to an unknown fosterer despite comments on 'found' post suggesting the whereabouts of the owner. The alleged fosterer has not come forward, and fosterer has not advertised not attempted to reunite the dogs since. Dogs now presumed stolen.
  • Phone 1 01633673859
  • Phone 2
  • Listed By Glynis
  • Views 6785
  • Alerts Sent 151


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DogLostBobble - Area Co-ordinator - Somerset & East Sussex
Great, well done everyone
massive thanks to the amazing doglost team who yet again reunited dogs, in this case two dogs and in a very strange, complex and alarming situation. guess i will never know whole story ......... but the important thing is a brilliant happy ending, again
Am elated for owner. Well done to all who helped get these dogs reunited, Stay safe, now you two:-)xxx
DogLostJayne - Admin
extra photos of both dogs recovering on the blog.
DogLostMajorjet (Jan) - Area Co-ordinator - Liverpool/Merseyside, North West
Absolutely over the moon to get the fab news Lady and Gizmo are back where they belong. What a great post you have done.

Kath so pleased for you and the family all back together, you will all have some catching up to do.

WELL DONE to everyone who has helped especially behind the scenes. Team work at its best.


Sending you all big hugs. ❤️❤️❤️
DogLostJan -North West and Police Liaison Coordinator
Also thanks to CJ Doglost Police Coordinator for all the help with dog wardens,police and journalist.We have had many conversations over the last few weeks about where to go next to get them home x
DogLostMillypod (Chris) - Administrative Volunteer
Well done to all involved.

Please sign:
DogLostJayne - Admin
DogLostJayne - Admin
Read the update and reunited photo on the blog for dogs...links on either side of this page if you scroll up...
DogLostCJ - Police Liaison & SE Regional Coordinator
So pleased it's all out in the for this person to allow the chips to be transferred over to the rightful owner.
Keeping them safe - .hmm let them breed is not keeping a young dog safe..far too young for a litter.
As for taking care till owner found...I would like go challenge them to what they did to even find the far as I can see did not report as found to dog warden as required by law...why have them chipped to yourself...? If you are as "innocent " as you try to make out then wont mind answering a number of questions..

It is stated they did report the dogs as found to police - but then they did NOT find the dog - they took it from the finder!! So did you state this to police ?

On Lancashire police web site
I have found a stray dog, can I bring it into a police station?

There are no facilities at any of our police stations to take in stray, abandoned or unwanted animals, for dogs in the first instance you should contact the local council dog warden who can give you advice on what to do next.

Further law on finding a dog..

A dog is a possession in the eyes of the law and must be returned to it’s owner, keeping it is theft unless you follow proper procedures (The Theft Act 1968). Even if you want to keep the dog you must inform the Dog Warden. If the Dog Warden takes the dog from you, ask which Stray Dog Pound it will be taken to.

There are then two options:

You may go the Stray Dog Pound and adopt the dog. Some Stray Dog Pounds allow you to go at any time during the 7 days, give your name and a small deposit to secure the dog and the full adoption can take place on the 8th day. An adoption fee will apply. The dog then legally becomes your possession and the previous owner has no legal claim against you to retrieve the dog. This is the best way to secure the dog as yours.

The Environmental Protection (Stray Dogs) Regulations 1992 (under section 150(2), describes the procedure to be followed where a stray dog is found by a member of the public who wishes to keep it. The procedure is that the Dog Warden must be informed but the finder asks to keep the dog under a “28 day order”. The Dog Warden will issue the finder with a form, the finder signs and returns to the Dog Warden. The finder must keep the dog for 28 days to enable the owner to find it. If the owner does not appear within 28 days the finder keeps the dog. However using the 28 day order does not transfer ownership and in the unlikely event of the real owner turning up after 28 days they have a legal right to have the dog back.Report a stray dog

If you find a stray dog and can’t contact the owner, you must report it to the council.
Keeping a stray dog
You must return a stray dog to its owner if you know who the owner is. Otherwise you must contact your local council.

Tell the council you want to keep the dog. If the council can’t find the owner you may be allowed to keep it. They’ll probably check you’re suitable as a dog owner before you can adopt it.
Report a stray dog - GOV.UK
If you find a stray dog and can't contact the owner, you must report it to the council

I really do not think correct procedures were followed and all this time the poor owner was at breaking point over the theft of her dogs. I hope you can sleep at night as poor owner has not for weeks !!
Miss Vertonghen
Brilliant... back where they belong!! Well done everyone.🐾🐾
DogLostSandra Watt
Absolutely fantastic - well done to all who made this possible and welcome home to Gizmo and Lady x x x
DogLostJayne - Admin
Great news!
DogLostSharon - Social Media Volunteer
Amazing news. x x
DogLostJan -North West and Police Liaison Coordinator
💕🎉🎉 REUNITED REUNITED 💕🎉🎉I am absolutely over the moon to Report Lady and Gizmo are Home where they belong.After weeks of very hard work with the help of a lovely lady called Glynis and anonymous Tip off we managed to track them down.The person who had them has had them microchipped to her and changed the dogs name.What a shock it has been for Lady return home Pregnant whilst in the care of the lady who was going to "Take Good Care" of them until the owner had been found. Lady and Gizmo are so Happy to be home and haven't let the owner out of their sight. I would like to thank all those who have shared and helped in trying to locate Lady and Gizmo you have all been amazing.Very special thanks to the Anonymous callers for doing the right thing to Rachel for doing the newspaper article and the police officer at Sefton police for all hi help.
DogLostJan -North West and Police Liaison Coordinator
Thank you Sharon both dogs got reunited from the link xxx
DogLostSharon - Social Media Volunteer
Just came across this post (no picture though) but it could be worth checking out
DogLostGeoffA - Area Volunteer - Cornwall, Scotland & Northumberland
In Countrymans Weekly 2nd May
DogLostMajorjet (Jan) - Area Co-ordinator - Liverpool/Merseyside, North West
SHARED the original post and also SHARED the Stolen And Missing Pets Alliance post last night to lots of local groups and further afield. Got another fb sharing ban. :(

Rooting for these two to be found soon and be back home where they belong. ❤️
DogLostCJ - Police Liaison & SE Regional Coordinator
thunder clap

Thunderclap is up and running, please support and share x
Please check this found dog
Dog found id 127489
Last edited: 2018-04-07 16:34:34 by Micky
DogLostJan -North West and Police Liaison Coordinator
Thank you Cj x
DogLostCJ - Police Liaison & SE Regional Coordinator
Lancashire police have now allocated an officer and they are treating this as theft by finding. The incident number now has a CRN and the officer dealing has been updated with information we have about these dogs.
DogLostCJ - Police Liaison & SE Regional Coordinator
Council have just rung me to confirm that no JRT have been reported to them as found.They are going to investigate why this was no reported to them as all dogs by law MUST be reported. Finders can keep dogs but MUST inform the dog warden and sign a 28 day retainer. Even when signed the dog is never legally yours ad if an owner comes forward the dog must be given back. Finders have no authority to pass the dog on to any one else.
DogLostJan -North West and Police Liaison Coordinator
Thanks CJ.
DogLostCJ - Police Liaison & SE Regional Coordinator
Owner advised to take all the information she has direct to police. This is information of people involved. This is theft by finding at the very least. Owner has heartbroken children who want their dogs back, there is lots of evidence to prove ownership.Awaiting reference from police but in mean time changing to STOLEN so can start to share.
Can anyone tell me where to find the 'found' post please
Alerts sent to helpers in PR4, PR8, PR9, L40 x
DogLostSarah - Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambs Twitter Co-ordinator
Tweeted @DogLostUK x
DogLostJan -North West and Police Liaison Coordinator
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DogLostSharon - Social Media Volunteer
I have shared with DL FB Group, Twitter & Public. I hope that this furbaby is safely back at home soon.X

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