The search for a runaway beagle who went missing on Bonfire Night has gone global.

Jerry, the five-year-old tri-colour hound, slipped out of her pen at a Slaithwaite farm last Wednesday and hasn’t been seen since.

Her anxious owners Nick and Steph Brown launched a bid to find her on social media and have been overwhelmed by the response.

A Facebook group called FindJerryDog has more than 700 members while retweets on Twitter have stretched around the world.

Among those who have retweeted are Coronation Street stars Hayley Tamaddon and Patti Clare and Giants prop Eorl Crabtree.

Responses have come back from across Yorkshire and across the world, reaching as far as Hong Kong.

Nick, 41, said: “The search has gone viral on social media and it’s been amazing.

“We have been inundated with how kind and concerned people have been.”

Jerry the beagle who went missing from her Slaithwaite home on Bonfire Night
Jerry the beagle who went missing from her Slaithwaite home on Bonfire Night
 

Jerry, white with distinctive black and brown markings, is a familiar sight to people in and around Slaithwaite.

She runs around 10 miles every day with Steph, 40, down on the Slaithwaite canal towpath.

Nick said: “Calls are coming in all the time and people are travelling to Slaithwaite from across West Yorkshire to look for her having seen it on social media.

“One lady called from Wakefield to say a beagle had been found in Sheffield. The reach is unbelievable.”

Jerry disappeared from her pen at Hey Farm, off Holt Head Road, at about 5.15pm on Wednesday.

She was seen 15 minutes later running up and down nearby Valley Road and there were unconfirmed sightings down by the canal in Slaithwaite and possibly in Meltham.

Nick said Jerry could look after herself but the longer she was missing the more concerned he became.

“She’s a hound who is used to running around and knows how to fend for herself,” he said. “She is quite self-sufficient and not timid.

“She’s probably out there having a whale of a time but we want her back home.”

The couple have owned Jerry for around three years and got her from a police officer, who has also been told of her disappearance.

Nick even stopped an ambulance crew to ask if they’d seen her – and they knew all about Jerry from social media.

Nick is offering a reward and anyone with information can contact him on 07764 241316.