Kentish Town woman thanks search helpers after body of beloved dog Dizzee found
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The owner of a dog which went missing after bolting from Hampstead Heath has thanked everyone who helped in the search after the body of her “best friend” was found.
The seven-year-old black labrador, named Dizzee, went missing around lunchtime on Tuesday, October 24 after bolting from a dog walker’s van in the East Heath Road car park of Hampstead Heath.
Speaking soon afterwards owner Frances Howard said: “It was very unlike her. It’s devastating. I’ve lost my best friend.”
Miss Howard said Dizzee – named after hip hop artist Dizzee Rascal – had made a failed bid to get to her Camden Road home after a member of the public spotted a dog on train tracks in Kentish Town.
The 29-year-old took time off from her marketing job to search for her beloved pet with the public helping by posting on social media and putting up posters.
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Dizzee’s body was found on Saturday.
Miss Howard said she felt incredibly grateful to everyone who helped in the search, shared posts and put up posters.
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