Where is Rosie? – #GetRosieHomeForXmas

Rosie, a Fox Red Labrador, has been missing from her home in the Swinton area of Greater Manchester since Tuesday 8th December 2020.

On the date in question, Rosie’s owner, Elaine, let her into the garden for around 10 minutes before noticing she had disappeared.

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Despite extensive searching efforts in the area, there has been no confirmed sightings of Rosie; causing her owners to believe she may have been stolen.

Elaine said “I dread going downstairs every morning to see her empty bed; it’s all too quiet.”

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“Whoever has Rosie won’t be able to keep her inside she as she is a fit energetic dog who needs lots of exercise, have you noticed a new dog in a neighbours garden?”

Elaine continued “Have you heard a dog bark that you haven’t heard before? Rosie likes you to wake up when she wakes up and she tells you.”

“Have you got CCTV at the front of your house where you can see people walking their dogs?”

Rosie’s owners will pay a substantial reward for any information that leads to the safe return of their beloved Labrador.

Image may contain: text that says "STOLEN REWARD FOR ROSIE'S SAFE RETURN DOG LOST DOG LOST ROSIE Female Labrador Retriever Fox Red (Age: Young Adult) Stolen from M27 area, North West MICROCHIPPED. If found, Rosie must be reported to the Council Dog Warden (as required by law). SUBSTANTIAL REWARD FOR INFORMATION IF FOUND CONTACT: 07903755417 or call Greater Manchester Police Help us reunite ROSIE with their owner print this poster from 19 0844 800 3220 Doglost is a FREE SERVICE run by volunteers www.doglost.co.uk Reuniting Dogs with their Owners"

DogLost Co-ordinator, Claire Gresty, said “This incident is being investigated by Greater Manchester Police and officers have issued a CRN.”

“If you know where Rosie is or you have been offered Rosie, please call DogLost on 07771 713257 or 07916 215189 in the strictest confidence or you can call Greater Manchester Police on 101 or the Salford Dog Warden.”

Image may contain: dog, text that says "DOG LOST SUBSTANTIAL REWARD FOR ROSIE'S SAFE RETURN DOG LOSTE STOLEN Fox Red, Labrador Retriever Missing from near Swinton Cemetery, Swinton, Manchester, M27 area since Tuesday 8th December 2020 Rosie is microchipped She is much loved and missed family pet a0 If you have any information, please contact: 07903 755417 Alternatively, you can contact DogLost the strictest of confidence on 07771 713257 quoting ID 162749 ClaireGresty-19/12/20"

Efforts have been made across social media to raise awareness of Rosie, including a social media reach event which took place at around 6pm on Saturday 19th December. The event was a great success, generating hundreds of thousands of impressions across Instagram & Facebook, using the hashtag #GetRosieHomeForXmas.

Special thanks to Emma Conway for planning this, Charlotte at Fox Red Prints for designing the bespoke print and all the human & canine supporters.

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The bespoke print created by Charlotte at Fox Red Prints.

A number of accounts with large numbers of followers, such as @dogfather.graeme (24.5k), @hbyhstudios (10.7k), @talesofalab (284k), @boris.and.doug (134k) & @hollygjm16 (63k) have also shared.

You can view the video of Rosie’s canine supporters (kindly created by Emma) on Google Drive here or on Facebook here.

Rosie’s DogLost page & all social media accounts can be reached via the link here.

3 Comments

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    Claire Gresty 1 month ago

    Brilliant write up Will!
    Thank you so much for all you are doing to help Rosie, Elaine and Brent xx

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    Leah Roberts 1 month ago

    Helped with Rosie since the beginning

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    Suzy 1 month ago

    Great piece and beautiful photos. Someone, somewhere knows where is. There is too much heartbreak in the world at the moment, be kind and let her go home

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