Dice and Weed - Bring them home

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Given by 398 generous donors in over a year

Many dogs disappear in NZ every year. We think lots aren't found because the owners don't get them out to enough people. That's our mission.


Dice and Weed are our much loved dogs. They disappeared from my care at home on the Otago Peninsula at 1pm Thurs 17 October 2019. Gone out of earshot in less than 2 minutes. The extensive searching began immediately and continued for 4 weeks all over the peninsula. We flyer dropped the whole peninsula and spoke to as as many people as possible. At 4 weeks we were on Seven Sharp about the dogs and we had had a sighting reported following it, of the dogs in the Ocean View freedom camp park in a white van in the days after they disappeared. It was then we embraced the fact they had most likely been picked up. We are not a main thoroughfare here, we are a destination. The traffic is either travelers or locals and at that time on a Thursday the majority would be tourists. We wont give up looking for them, they are out there and the way to find them is to make more people aware of them. The use for the funds is to purchase signs. We would like at least one sign of the dogs in every town in NZ to strengthen our poster campaign. We appreciate the support from so much xxx

Use of funds

To purchase and send signs around NZ. If we find the dogs and still have money in the kitty we will donate that to a well considered dog charity.

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Update November2020  2 November 2020

We are still searching for a dogs and will continue until they are found. The funds from this page are used for signs, printing and other costs associated with the search. Your support is greatly appreciated, we ourselves have spent all our savings on this campaign. Thank you all so much for the help thus far.

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Peter on 03 Aug 2021
Never give up!
Viv on 24 Jul 2021
Come home babies....never give up...youre amazing people.
Esther on 24 Jul 2021
Come home 🐾🐾
Sue on 23 Jul 2021
The very best of luck finding Dice and Weed.
Fiina on 23 Jul 2021
Come home 🐾🐾

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This page was created on 21 Jan 2020 and closed on 16 Oct 2021.