A HUGE search appeal has been mounted as a distraught dog lover desperately hunts for a missing pet.
Seaton Carew is awash with posters appealing for information over the whereabouts of Daisy, a Jack Russell-type mixed breed dog, that went missing from home more than a week ago.
Large appeals made on bedsheets asking for sightings have also gone up near The Schooner pub in Warrior Drive, and outside The Norton Hotel on The Green.
Gina Richardson, 46, rehomed Daisy for a while after her previous owner, who lived on a farm in County Durham, died.
Gina then found Daisy a home with a family in Seaton Carew but the dog went missing from The Green, on Sunday, May 27.
Volunteers are now out searching day and night as Gina intensifies efforts to track down Daisy.
She is growing increasingly concerned for Daisy’s welfare and has covered the seaside town with posters.
Gina said: “I just want to know she is safe. I’m absolutely bereft.
“I have put posters up in shop fronts, on litter bins and round housing estates
“Everybody is looking for her. Even if somebody has taken her in and she is safe please let us know.
“We are desperate to find her. I am not giving up.”
Gina, who also took out a half page advert in the Mail appealing for information, has put up a reward for anyone who can help rehome Daisy with her loving family.
A retired policeman is carrying out searches of the town through the night and is in regular contact with Gina over any potential sightings.
Several animal welfare groups have been alerted including Hartlepool Dog Warden Service.
The last confirmed sighting of Daisy was in Wainwright Walk, but she has not been seen since.
Daisy is around five years old with a distinctive black spot on her back and brown patches around her eyes.
If you have seen her please call Gina on 07931 972088 or Low Fallowfield Farm Kennels on (0191) 5261829 or 07932 039647.