Hound is found in Dussindale after social media hunt

Annie is home safe and sound thanks to hundreds of people sharing her picture on social media.

The Jack Russell ran away from its owner in a park close to Dussindale Drive on Saturday, February 6, and disappeared into Dussindale woods for six days.

In a desperate bid to find their dog, Jason Vickers and Caroline Butler launched a search for her online.

Soon, it went viral with her image being shared 545 on Facebook and reaching 20,000 people on Twitter.

Businesses also joined the hunt with Mustard TV, Radio Norfolk, Sprowston Manor, Radio Norwich, the Norfolk Police, Heart East Anglia and Sainsbury's spreading the word.


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After a someone contacted the pair, saying they had spotted Annie in Mary Chapman Close, Mr Vickers went to search the area yesterday.

Much to his surprise a local man had seen the tweet, found Annie and walked towards him with the beloved pet in his arms.

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Although dirty, cold and a little slimmer, Annie was given the all clear by the vet after her adventure.

Jason Vickers, said: 'Huge thanks to everyone in the area and everyone on line for spreading awareness and helping to get her home safely. She will be utterly spoilt over the weekend.'

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