Lost: Blue Merle Border Collie Male In South West (BS35)

  • Dog ID 137165
  • Status Lost
  • Registered 19 Nov 2018
  • Gender & Breed Male Border Collie (Neutered)
  • Age Adult
  • Colour Blue Merle
  • Marks & Scars None
  • Tagged Yes
  • Microchipped Yes
  • Tattooed Unknown
  • Date Lost 17 Nov 2018
  • Where Lost Itchington Bristol BS35 Last seen in Milbury Heath
  • Lost In Region South West
  • Lost In Post Area BS35
  • Date Reunited
  • Other Info Out walking with him when he flushed out and chased a deer. Spotted in Milbury Heath 45 minutes later but no sightings since then
  • Phone 1 07971459994
  • Phone 2
  • Listed By Carole
  • Views 3632
  • Alerts Sent 125


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Steffyy, thanks for the link. Unfortunately I dont have Facebook, so can’t look. Could you screenshot a photo and post? Thanks
Thisone looks like him, good luck. https://www.facebook.com/176446102871970/photos/a.178183882698192/553851428464767/?type=3&theater
Thank you, sharon57blue for the link. Unfortunately not Merlin. Looks similar but Merlin doesn’t have any brown in his face. Appreciate time taken to send the link though. Any lead is worth following up
Just in case xx https://www.facebook.com/176446102871970/photos/a.178183882698192/553851428464767/?type=3&theater
Dylans mum
Ok, I will keep looking xxx
Hi Dylan’s mum. Thanks for the message. I have seen this dog previously and sadly it’s not Merlin. Thank you though for letting me know. Much appreciated.
Dylans mum
Somebody has found this dog on Facebook in Sutton Park, just wondered if it might be MERLIN? https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2289240341126738&set=a.102153589835435&type=3&eid=ARCygy-HpLLtS15BDtAYyoYGGOAs0fyDoAQWjp10viqUi8QePCfaI2hjyp8Ty0OSfouj_zPhUVr-xHt3
Thanks everyone for getting in touch. Have looked at photos, but not Merlin. He has a more pronounced black patch around his right eye, and a couple of other black patches on his face. Thank you though for taking the time to get in touch. Any leads are appreciatedLast edited: 2019-01-27 21:18:06 by Carole
I was also looking at that photo, the dog appears to have quite a large skin tag under left eye, by tear duct.
I will send a photo to the number given above.
yes there is a photo but how come can i show you ?
I’m sorry I can’t access the link as don’t have Facebook. Is it a photo?
can anyone pls check if is merlin pls? https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2075525719405748&set=a.1385699678388359&type=3&eid=ARCHox0hGKXEA7D5ZS8AL8oxYoR6LkvGjEZQuNsJGVx6Cuy_dlgEGBLfjQzLPAkvDw7w3XtEgQQtM5Im&ifg=1
Update. Have been in contact with Stroud dog wardens who are aware of the incident. They do not think the dog concerned matches Merlins description. Than you for any possible reports though.
Thanks for post. Can’t find a Spring Farm in May Lane Dursley on maps or directories? Do you have any more details or a contact name so I can follow this up. Thank you
Jot cotswolds
Spring Farm, May Lane, Dursley have had a sheep attacked in last 24hrs by a "collie looking dog". No owner in sight for around 20mins the dog was observed.
DogLostSherlock-Area volunteer Gloucestershire south
Have spoken with owner
Yes good idea to contact Gazette and speak with Hugh reporter for that area to add on their website
Worth volunteers adding posters in area so locals know still missing and to lookout for him
Mentioned on the fb page, would it be an idea to contact the Thornbury Gazette? Also, the dog would not need to cross the motorway from Itchington Road to Milbury Heath? he could go across the fields without touching the Motorway? Keep looking for him but no sightings at all. Cant see any posters up either?
DogLostJayne - Administrator, Head Office
Extra alerts sent to helpers in GL12.
DogLostGeoffA - Area Volunteer, Cornwall, Scotland & Northumberland
Appears in Countrymans Weekly 5th Dec
Hi carol Thanks for the update .. so sorry your precious Merlin has not been found yet .. praying he is still out there somewhere trying to find his way home xx
Hi. The owner here. We have checked with highways agency and they have no news. Also checked with the quarry. We
have repeatedly gone back to where he was last seen and walked that area. We have also walked the possible routes he may have taken to get there. We have put posters up there and also further afield in case he has kept moving, in village shops. He doesn’t like loud noises or bangs so he would have moved away from anywhere with crow scarers or the shoot that takes place in that area. I did ask about “longshot” one in Cornwall, but not him and been reunited.
Thanks for all the advice and tips
Jot cotswolds
Looks like the dog had to cross the M5 to get to Milbury Heath and was then right by the A38, has owner been talking to Highways in case the dog has been hit and picked up or reported hit and injured? What areas have been foot-searched so far?
Sue - onestopalldogs
Shared to @onestopalldogsLost Facebook and Twitter
DogLostPoochpal - Regional Co-ordinator, South West
General advice emailed and joint searches with the owner of ref no 137078 from the same postcode area if close to each other.
DogLostGeoffA - Area Volunteer, Cornwall, Scotland & Northumberland
A long shot but found near Redruth in Cornwall and with Cornwall Dog Warden on 0300 1234 212:
Collie, Merle, found Ponsanooth
Gender: Dog
Found on: 17/11/2018
Current location: Kennels
Case ID:CP2.17112018.F1
Shared to Home Safe Dog UK x
DogLostSharon - Social Media Team
Shared to our national FB group and tweeted @DogLostUK https://twitter.com/DoglostUK/status/1064522882544541697
DogLostSharon - Social Media Team
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DogLostJayne - Administrator, Head Office
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