Reunited Dinky and Doris on ITV

A dog owner has been reunited with her stolen pets after paying a £5,000 reward.

Katy Mercer from Sutton Cheney in Leicestershire was distraught after her two beloved Chihuahuas, Dinky and Doris, were taken from the boot of her car four months ago.

In a desperate hunt to find them Katy put up thousands of posters and banners. She also offered a £1,000 pound reward, eventually rising to £5,000.

Then last week while she was on holiday in Greece, Katy’s friend Lisa Dean called her to say a woman had been in touch via social media, claiming she had the two dogs.

After driving to an address in the West Midlands, Lisa had to wait for Katy to transfer over the £5,000 pound reward, before Dinky & Doris were handed over. The pair were then taken to the airport where they were reunited with Katy.

Watch DogLost volunteer Lisa Dean here…



  1. Jayne
    Jayne 2 years ago

    Well done Lisa! And good of the kennel club to say make dogs too hot too handle by putting on DogLost and FB….

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    Wayne May 2 years ago

    Excellent work Lisa.

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