COMMUNITIES around Oxford are pulling together to help find a beloved pet dog who fled from the scene of a house fire last week.

Jolly the dog, a border black and white male Border collie cross Spaniel, went missing on Friday night after a major fire broke out on Watlington Road, Cowley.

UPDATE* Beloved pet dog missing from Cowley fire confirmed dead

He is yet to be found.

Now, residents in Blackbird Leys and Cowley are pulling together to search for the lost pet

One, Samantha Gellatly, posted on Facebook that she had been patrolling her local area in search of the Border Collie.

She posted on Facebook: "Poor Jolly. I have been out in the car having a look today for him but no joy, but will keep on looking. I hope he is found safe and well."

Another, Jane Tyrrell, pledged to search the woods. She wrote: "I will look in the woods tomw [tomorrow] on main Rd of leys and good place to hide away."

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This is the information about Jolly posted on the website Dog Lost:

Status: Lost

Name: Jolly

Gender & Breed: Male Border Collie

Age: Adult

Colour: Black and White

Marks & Scars: Collie cross Spaniel

Date Lost: 19 Feb 2021 

Where Lost: Blackbird Leys/Watlington Road Oxford

Lost in region: South East

Lost in post area: OX4

For more updates, and to report any sightings of this lost dog see here.

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