Volunteers

August – Volunteer of the Month

I am delighted to be able to offer this award to Claire Gresty! Claire works tirelessly (day and night) to help get the dogs home and supports every volunteer with any problems or worries they may have. She also provides exemplary leadership skills which helps the North West team strive & work well together. In […]

DogLost in the Media…

DogLost has featured on various TV channels across the world (in countries such as France, Norway, America, Germany, Russia, and Singapore). We have also been featured in articles on Yahoo News and The Wall Street Journal! Here’s a short video by France TV featuring Wayne May from DogLost.co.uk; You can also have a listen to […]

Volunteer of the Month

From Claire Gresty… I’ll like to nominate Will for volunteer of the month! My reason for doing so is he’s extremely helpful, whenever I contact him to help with anything, example photos, videos, apps, graphics etc (or even help with my car stereo!) he’s ever so quick to help and very efficient! He’s helped to […]

This week’s volunteer of the week goes to…

Emma Sparkes! Here’s why; From Amanda Jones…She’s always around to help and has reunited two dogs in the last two weeks. I would also like to personally nominate Emma for her innovative, new ideas for the blog and for her help when using new features on Excel! 🤣

Harley’s seven day runaway

From Lost Dog Recovery UK South… SAFE- HARLEY, a Romanian rescue escaped from his home on 27th February, the first sighting was 1.5 miles from home, so posters were quickly put up in surrounding villages, but it was hoped Harley would make his way back home to his German Shepherd friend Carrie. Subsequent sightings indicated […]

This week’s volunteer of the week goes to…

Jay Chambers! Here’s why; Jay stepped in to help Kie a 17-year-old dog, saving his life after being trapped in Brambles in stormy weather. She also in the same week went out Searching for Ben in BB area. While searching for Ben she rescued an Elderly searcher from falling in the river AND Rescued a […]

This week’s volunteer of the week award goes to…

Margerita Carr! From Katie Fox (Area Co-ordinator – Somerset)… She’s really juggling home, kids, new work startup but still attends any call outs for scanning, retrieval and searching. She’s as scatty as a box of frogs but she’s a real team player for our area (Somerset and Wiltshire borders). Never a great week especially when […]

This week’s volunteer of the week award goes to…

Selina Clarke! Selina was nominated 4 times, here’s why: From Jayne Hayes (Founder)… Selina deserves this because of her years of hard work helping dogs get back home. From Janice Wiggin (East Dorset Area Co-ordinator)… Selina has gone above and beyond to help get the dogs home safely. Her proactivity doesn’t always get the recognition […]

Volunteer of the Week Award is Back!

The volunteer of the week award is back, you can now nominate someone using the link below. We want to recognise everyone for the hard work they do therefore this award will be weekly and will be published on a Saturday (starting today for this week). Nominate them here!

Remembering Jan

From Founder, Jayne Hayes… Wednesday was a sad day but it was lovely to see how many people turned up, it was standing room only.  It was lovely to meet with her family, especially Jan’s daughter, Julie who has inherited her mum’s sense of humour. DogLost were well represented by myself (Jayne Hayes), Claire Gresty, […]

Central team changes

Over the past few years, the teams of volunteers covering the areas within the Central region has grown into an amazing group of people, all very different, bringing different skills and qualities to the team, but united with a common passion of helping to reunite missing dogs and supporting owners. DogLost is now proud to […]

Janet’s (Jan’s) funeral details

Mums wishes are that the dress code for the funeral is colourful, like her personality ♥️. This is optional but it was her preference. The cremation will be on Wednesday 22nd January at 3:30pm at Lytham crematorium (Regent Ave, Lytham Saint Annes FY8 4AB). Following the funeral, we will then be going to The Blossoms […]

Rest in peace our beautiful Jan

Yesterday We had the heartbreaking news that our North West co-ordinator Jan Lancashire passed away  after being diagnosed with cancer in October. Jan did not want people to know and tried her best to carry on as usual helping with the dogs that was her passion in life…And what she will be remembered by for […]

Huge thanks to a Wokingham man

From Salli (Berkshire Volunteer)… A HUGE thanks to a Wokingham chap responding to a plea for technical help earlier this week. With a generous donation from someone we’ve helped in Berkshire, our new Trail Cam is ready to deploy. Thanks to (one of our cat’s testing earlier this morning and) our helper’s tremendous patience, DogLost […]

Bindy reunited after great teamwork and engagement from DogLost team

From Salli – Berkshire Volunteer… BIG SHOUT OUT to Central Volunteer Emma Sparkes for responding to my plea on Team Forum for helping a friend of a friend’s dog over Christmas. Bindy arrived in Holland on Sunday for a Christmas visit from the UK and went missing from relative’s garden several hours later. Five days […]

Gretel’s reunited after Downton Abbey adventure!

Gretel escaped the family car after a traffic accident on the A34 in Berkshire on 28 December near Highclere Castle also known as Downton Abbey. Local volunteers were scambled and put up posters across the area including (bravely) the local pub! Drone pilots got into the air and the local DogLost team scoured the countryside […]

December 2019 Stats (All Areas)

From Emma Sparkes… To date in December alone we have over 500 dogs reunited on the website…amazing work done by volunteers, supporters and partners particularly over the festive season when so many are preparing for family visits. And the breed with the most reunited entries is the naughty Spaniel – so Springers, Cockers, Sprockers and […]

Three dogs are very happy to share their owner with you to help find dogs.

Pleased to welcome Will onboard as area volunteer for Hampshire/Dorset borders…Here is what Will has to say… Hi to all reading this blog, my name is Will and I joined DogLost (as a helper) last year when I started scrolling through online selling sites such as Gumtree and Shpock, discovering missing cat and dog ads […]

Guess what Volunteers do in the evenings?

Email sent to admin from owner… I just want to say how happy I am with the support I received last night and today from two of your volunteers, Nicky McCarthy and Karen Harding ( from South East)… I got home from work last night to find my dog had got out and been missing […]