Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Search for Scooby Doo; Owner's Franticefforts to Locatelost Best Mate

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Search for Scooby Doo; Owner's Franticefforts to Locatelost Best Mate

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Byline: DOMINIC FEAIN Reporter

COLLINS CREEK mechanic Jessie Butler is close to tears as he talks about losing his best mate, Scooby Doo, a two-year-old black and tan kelpie who went missing two weeks ago.

Mr Butler has offered an $800 reward and has been putting up signs all over the area north of Kyogle and over to Barkers Vale hoping that someone has seen Scooby.

aI went to town Saturday two weeks ago and I was running low on petrol so I was driving extr-emely slow to save fuel and I think Scooby followed me down the road,a he said.

aIt was out of character for him and he must have got lost on the way home.

aI put up signs everywhere and a week later I got a phone call from someone who said he was found at Green Pigeon. It turns out they had him there for four days and didn't realise I was looking for him, but the nightbefore they were going to take him to the vet he broke free off the chain and did a runner a probably looking for me.

aSince then he hasn't been seen, but the next hill over from there is Barkers Vale where I can't get to easily, so I went and put up signs there yesterday. …

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