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PHOTOS: Desperate appeal to find missing dog

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Published by Emma Carton at 7:21am 26th July 2018. (Updated at 5:45pm 26th July 2018)

A desperate appeal has been launched to help find a dog, missing in Cornwall, for 11 days.

Melo disappeared from her new home near Penzance after jumping through a window.

The Romanian rescue pup escaped into farmland at Madron on the 16th July, wearing a harness.

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Melo, the Romanian rescue dog, has been missing from her home near Penzance for days

DogLost Cornwall have published several appeals on social media, as locals join the search.

Andrea Hunt is among them and told Pirate FM they are hoping to use drones to try to find Melo.

"The last sighting was Thursday 19th July, crossing into waste/farmland by KFC in Penzance.

"We are desperate for sightings. DogLost Cornwall have been fantastic but without sightings, we don’t know where to search!

"A drone will hopefully used on Saturday and search of area arranged for Sunday. Please, we are desperate now!"

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Melo's owners say she jumped through a window near Penzance and drones are being brought in to help in the search

Anyone who spots Melo is being urged NOT to shout or chase after her amid fears this could spook her, but to contact DogLost Cornwall.

"Melo is a Romanian dog that was only brought over to the UK the weekend before she went missing.

"She will be frightened and will probably go to ground and come out at dusk.

"Her chip will be Romanian and will be registered to Arad Rescue or a A Better Life Dog Rescue".

Geoff Axford, DogLost Cornwall on Facebook

If you think you might have seen Melo, you can get in touch through DogLost Cornwall here.

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