Hunt for dog lost near Ullswater

A couple are hoping to find their pet dog Joey, after he disappeared during a walk with his owner on High Street above Ullswater.

Search for missing dog: Full report

A major search operation is underway in the Lake District, by a couple who are looking for their lost pet.

They've spent hundrends of pounds and travelled thousands of miles in the search for their Jack Russell.

Paul and Wendy Meadows, who live in Southport, have travelled to Patterdale near Ullswater almost every day.

Their pet, four-year-old Joey, disappeared on a visit there just before Christmas.

Matthew Taylor has the full report:

Anyone who has seen Joey is asked to contact Cumbria Police or Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team.

Pictures of missing dog

Four-year-old Joey has been missing since 18th December, when he ran off from his owner near High Street above Ullswater.

The Jack Russell has similar markings to a sheep dog, has a black and silver collar, is microchipped and has a docked tail.

His owners, Wendy and Paul Meadows, have been travelling up rom Southport almost daily to search for him.

They've clocked up more then 1,000 miles in the process.

Joey has been missing since 18th December Credit: Wendy Meadows
Missing Jack Russell 'Joey' Credit: Wendy Meadows

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Couple travel hundreds of miles to search for missing dog

A couple from Southport have been travelling around 160 miles to Ullswater, almost daily, to search for their missing dog.

The four-year-old black and white coloured Jack Russell, called Joey, ran off whilst out a walk with his owner, Paul Meadows.

Mr Meadows was walking along High Street, above Ullswater, on 18th December when Joey took off in the mist to see other dogs.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team have been helping Paul and his wife Wendy search for Joey, but so far they have been unsuccessful.