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Sad end for missing Cobham dog Millie

PUBLISHED: 15:40 11 June 2012

Millie went missing on May 23

Millie went missing on May 23

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The owners of an award-winning lurcher which went missing in the woods near Ranscombe Farm, Cobham, have had their worst fears confirmed.

The Reporter featured an appeal last week for Millie, who disappeared on a routine walk on May 23.

Oliver and Vicky Northern returned to the woods on June 2 to search yet again for their beloved pet where they discovered her body in undergrowth.

Mother-of-three Mrs Northern said: “She had crashed into a tree and broken her neck killing herself instantly.

“Searching for Millie took over our lives for 10 days and I am so glad we are able to say we did her proud, never giving up, posting over 300 posters, making her the topic of conversations across the county and creating a dedicated Facebook group with over 1,200 members.”

Millie was a champion runner, winning the 2008 large lurcher league at the Sussex Long Dogs Association, best large lurcher in show and reserve best in show at Firle Place as well as winning various other rosettes.

The Northern family would like to thank everyone who helped look for and publicise Millie’s disappearance.

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