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Appeal to find missing puppy after owner passes away

An appeal has been made to help find a missing puppy whose owner has died.

Bella hasn't been seen since Tuesday Credit: Stroud District Council

Stroud District Council animal welfare service is asking the public for help to find Bella - a chocolate coloured lab cross springer pub.

Bella has a collar and tag but the phone number on it won't work as her owner has passed away. The rest of Bella's family are desperate to have her back:

We really need to get this baby home, her family have been through enough.

– SDC animal welfare service

Bella was last seen at around 1.30pm on Tuesday at Lye Farm, Uley.

After the appeal was launched on Wednesday, residents have been out searching for Bella in groups but they have yet to find her - there have been no sightings since Tuesday.

Posting on their facebook page, Stroud District Council's animal welfare service included a request from a local farmer who has asked that anyone out looking for Bella does not enter private farm land.

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