"A guide dog missing for more than a week may have been taken in by a member of the public.
Tess disappeared after a run with her owner, Fraser Stevenson, near the Old Cemetery in Nairn on July 23.
Guide Dogs Scotland (GDS) have appealed to anyone who may have seen the six-year- black curly haired retriever to come forward.
GDS spokesman, Niall Foley, said: “Our priority is to find Tess and reunite her with her owner
“We believe she is with someone, who may have taken her in for safe keeping, with the best of intentions." More on the STV site here.