Volunteers

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 […]

Helper of the month goes to…

Mena viana! Love the Christmas photo! For her constant checking of lost against found dogs which resulted in Cindy being reunited. Well done!  A little about Mena v1ana in her own words… Hi Jayne i start my fb in 2007 and i  joined dog lost in that time fb didnt had groups but i posted […]

Volunteer of the month.

Helper of the month goes to Joan. Joan often looks through the found dogs knowing time is limited to 7 days once a dog is with the council before if unclaimed it can be rehomed. On the 9th September Joan saw found dog, ref no 148212, who was chipped but owners uncontactable. Joan set to […]

Update from Wayne May who has been taking phone calls to DogLost this week.

Over the past week, Doglost received numerous calls, praising and thanking coordinators and volunteers for all there help, reuniting people with there pets, and lending a sympathetic ear when needed. We all know how distressing it is to loose a companion, being there for support  when needed, is a small gesture that comforts many. Our  volunteers […]

Ninja DogLost helper Julia

From Alison Lincolnshire… Just got back from Julia’s funeral. Such a sad day having to say a final farewell. The crematorium was full of friends and the eulogy was a fitting tribute to her dedication and caring nature. Very appropriately her loyal dog Tia led the family into the crematorium and behaved impeccably throughout the […]

Ninja Area volunteer Lincolnshire

Sadly we have to report that Ninja has passed away this week at the young age of 49.  Alison our Lincoln shire Co-ordinator has written a moving tribute to her. “Julia was one of life’s unsung heroes working tirelessly behind the scenes for Doglost.  She was a modest person, never wanting recognition for the work […]

Well done to Berkshire volunteer Salli.

Great news. Massive thanks to all who shared and commented, thus contributing in a successful ending. The wandering elderly dog has been reunited with his owner. I’d like to say a big thanks to Ally for catching him before he got run over. Tanya and Steve from Dinton Pastures for their initial help and knowledge to get us on the way […]

Doglost helper runs the Half marathon for DogLost South east.

ONGRATULATIONS GEORGIA & A BIG THANK YOU!! On Sunday 19th May, Georgia ran the Hackney Half Marathon in the fantastic time of 1 hour 57 minutes!!! “About 4 months ago my sweet puppy Snoopy got spooked in the park and ran away. He was missing for 2 nights and 3 days but with the help […]

Volunteer of the month for her astounding rescue goes to…

Annette Gray!  Well done!  Bonnie’s owner has kindly offered to host Doglost  free of charge due to the fantastic effort of Annette…In her own words this is what happened…   Bonnie went missing evening Sat evening 12th April @1930 having chased a deer on Flackwell Heath golf course. The family searched for hours & hours […]

Volunteer of the month goes to…

Justine Quirk…So many  nominations for Justine as she has been tirelessly working on getting missing and stolen dogs highlighted in the media…Have chosen the nomination by London co-ordinator Karen… I’d like to put Justine Quirk forward as Volunteer of the Month This lady has only been with us since August 2018, but wow, what a […]

Pedro missing after a car crash recovered by local volunteers

Pedro was travelling with his dad & his doggy friend on Thursday morning when his owner was involved in a car accident, the other dog was contained, however Pedro fled the scene.  Due to his injuries, it was difficult for Pedro’s dad to give the exact location, with the car written off & the family […]

DogLost volunteer of the month goes to…

Anthony Bailey…Although only with us for a short time he has proved invaluable…Nominated by Welsh Co-ordinator Jill Trick and a testement from Canela’s owner Mrs Evans is below…. I would like to propose Anthony Bailey for Dog Lost volunteer of the month. I’m so grateful to Jill Trick for putting me in contact with this […]