Dog lover wins award for locating missing pets

Jayne Hayes has helped to find 35,000 dogs in the last ten years Credit: Nik Oakley

A woman from Newport will receive a prestigious award for her work in reuniting thousands of pets with their owners.

Jayne Hayes has been recognised by the International Fund for Animal Welfare for her innovative work helping to relocate 35,000 dogs over the last decade.

Jayne set up a website after her own pet was stolen in 2003. In the past year, 'DogLost' has reunited 5,252 pets with their owners.