Owner Adam Nolan, from Whitehaven, appealed for help via social media after losing his Border Collie ‘Jasper’ at Cam Spout Crag below Scafell Pike on 2nd November.
“I know people may say ‘he’s just a dog’,” says Adam on Facebook, “but to me he leaves the same void as if I were to lose someone very close to me.”
His appeal on Facebook has had over 60,000 people sharing the link. On Twitter hundreds of people are also offering their support.
Adam Nolan, owner of Border Collie ‘Jasper’, has said he ‘couldn’t stop crying’ after finding Jasper following a three day search.
He says that Jasper is ‘very tired’ but is doing fine.
Jasper the Border Collie was found in the early hours of this morning near Scafell Pike by a member of the public who’d gone looking for him. An appeal by his owner Adam Nolan on social media went viral when 250,000 people shared his photo.
£16,000 has already been raised for Wasdale Mountain Rescue, who managed to bring Jasper safely off the mountain.