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Heartbroken Hampton-in- Arden owners' plea for return of missing dogs

The two German Shepherds, who answer to the names of George and Loulou, broke free while they were being walked on Sunday, August 3.

George and Loulou went missing while they were out for a walk in Hampton in Arden.
George and Loulou went missing while they were out for a walk in Hampton in Arden.

The heartbroken owners of two missing Vietnamese dogs have offered a reward for their safe return.

The two German Shepherds, who answer to the names of George and Loulou, broke free while they were being walked on Sunday, August 3.

The three-year-old females were only bought over from Vietnam by owners Linda and Nigel Smith last month.

The couple had been working in the country and have had the animals since they were puppies.

Owner Linda, who now lives in Hampton-in- Arden, said: “It was a very complicated process to bring them into the UK and now this has happened.

“We are all very upset, including my two children.

“We were never sure if it would be possible to bring the dogs back to the UK with us and we worried what their fate might be if we had to leave them in Vietnam – many dogs are eaten in South East Asia.

“We have mounted a huge search involving the dog warden, Highways Agency, local dog walkers, a friend with a tracker dog, local vets and dogs homes, posters and social media but there have been no sightings and no news at all.

“The dogs are strong and run fast and we are conscious that they could be far from the Hampton Area by now.

“We really need to widen our search but it is difficult to cover more ground than we are doing.

“The dogs are microchipped and have our number on their collars so it is strange that no one has found them and been in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Linda on 07960959475.

 

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