Lost: Black Collie Cross Male In North West (BB12)

  • Dog ID 154138
  • Status Lost
  • Registered 13 Feb 2020
  • Gender & Breed Male Collie Cross
  • Age Elderly
  • Colour Black
  • Marks & Scars White paws and chest area
  • Tagged Unknown
  • Microchipped Yes
  • Tattooed Unknown
  • Date Lost 13 Feb 2020
  • Where Lost the wooded area behind Lower Manor Lane, Burnley
  • Lost In Region North West
  • Lost In Post Area BB12
  • Date Reunited
  • Other Info MICROCHIPPED. Please look out for him, if found, he should be reported to the Council Dog Warden (as required by law)
  • Phone 1 07967 370761
  • Phone 2
  • Listed By Claire Gresty - North West & Police Liaison Coordinator
  • Views 8150
  • Alerts Sent 165


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any news?
Will second that sukimax?
Hi I know there has not been any good news on Ben but i just wanted all his family to know that i am always thinking about them all, Sending lots of thoughts and love, xx
Julia Thank you for the information. Paws xd.
Hi janiejewel1649,

Yes I believe tracker dogs have been out a couple of times looking for Ben as well as a drone to no avail :-( The tracker dogs lead them down towards Pendle Water. Last edited: 2020-02-22 09:59:18 by Julia
Has a Tracker dog been used to help find Ben? Or is there a dog that Ben knows who could sniff him out via his UNWASHED blanket belonging to Ben. The dog could then sniff the blanket. And search for Ben. Paws xd.
Put up 20 posters in the area (details below) yesterday as well as helping with the search.

Holme End
Wood End Rd
Foot bridge into Heald woods
Various entrances and exits to Heald woods
Across Barden Lane Fields to Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Canal Bridge at back of Reedley Marina
Canal entrance on Robinson Lane
Reedley Hallows Greenway back to Holme End

Perhaps some posters should go up further down stream just in case :-(
What a desperate worry this must be for poor Ben's family...all paws & everything xd that Ben will be found safe very soon... thoughts are with owners and everyone trying to help to get Ben home...please stay safe dear Ben until you are home x
so Sad that Ben hasn’t been found yet. We have a deaf/partially sighted dog too. Hope there’s some positive news very soon xxLast edited: 2020-02-16 21:27:26 by SandraC
DogLostClaire Gresty - North West & Police Liaison Coordinator
Ben has a Facebook group for anyone wanting to help and join xx

DogLostClaire Gresty - North West & Police Liaison Coordinator
Update from Nick (Drone SAR group) xx

Update on yesterday - the postcode supplied was correct, there is a large wooded area behind the home, where Ben was being walked. The owner looked away for one moment and Ben had disappeared from view.

Ben is very slow at walking, deaf and almost blind, cannot walk far at all.

I attended today and along with the Doglost coordinator Jay Chambers, did an extensive foot search including using a thermal camera to check deep brambles. There is a ditch to one side and whilst steep, doesn’t contain a lot of water, this was checked thoroughly. At the far end of the woodland is a river, again has a steep bank, is flowing and would estimate up to 4 feet deep currently.

A neighbour searched as much of this river as possible. The owners have been out looking also but absolutely no clues as to where this lad has gone

Neighbours gardens have been checked close to home as well. Good neighbourhood, most people we spoke to knew the dog and hopefully, this will help with sightings.

Next steps will be plastering the area with posters, alerting taxi companies, bus company, postmen etc. Doglost are also updating further search volunteers in the area and will be assisting with postering.

Based on the above, we are desperate for posters to go up in the area and for anyone who can kindly knock on some doors.

Massive thank you to Nick and Jay who gave up their time yesterday to search for this lovely boy xx
Does anyone have any local radio contacts for Radio Lancashire? I’d hope if they knew how old Ben was and his difficulties that they would find time in their schedule to mention it to reach as wide an audience in the area as possible, particularly given the inclement weather? Praying he’s safe somewhere🙏Last edited: 2020-02-15 11:21:43 by Vin
Thanks Millypod.
DogLostMillypod (Chris) - Administrative Volunteer
Sharing Twitter.
As I have already posted. Does someone own a Tracker dog who could help find Ben?. Or a dog that Ben knows. and could find him? Paws xd..
So no luck with the thermal camera? Did a drone go up? Heartbreaking to think he’s out there in this weather in such frail health😩
DogLostClaire Gresty - North West & Police Liaison Coordinator
Despite searches today, Ben has not been found 💔 If anyone can help the family with posters, searching, knocking on doors, we would really really appreciate it. The weather is going to get worse as you know and we have to find this lovely old boy soon 💔 xx
DogLostSharon - Social Media Team
Details shared to DogLost.co.uk Facebook Group X
Shared uk wide via network of dog lovers and sites. Praying this soul is found before tonight really kicks in. 😞
Thanks Claire. Paws xd.
DogLostClaire Gresty - North West & Police Liaison Coordinator
We have two amazing people going out tomorrow morning with a thermal camera. Praying he is found before then xx
DogLostWhite Tigers
Tweeted @DogLostUK x
DOES SOMEONE HAVE A TRACKER DOG WHO COULD HELP HERE?Last edited: 2020-02-13 16:38:37 by janiejewel1649
HELP NEEDED. A 14 year old blind. and deaf male collie is missing from Burnley BB12 .Poster around the area, and post flyers through doors too. Post in shops; post offices too. Hand out as many posters as you can; where, and where you can. Alld xd.Last edited: 2020-02-13 16:34:53 by janiejewel1649
DogLostClaire Gresty - North West & Police Liaison Coordinator
I will contact the owner, have started sharing everywhere local to try and get some help xx
Sorry to see that BEN 14 YEARS OLD BLIND AND DEAF is missing.
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