Here is some more interesting information about dog thefts in the UK. This is a hot topic because of the pandemic which reportedly caused a… Read More »44 per cent of dog thefts in UK are by people known to the owner
COMMENT-NEWS: The title to this article is speculative but it is based upon the words of Sarah Covell who believes that her 3-month-old Jack Russell… Read More »Stolen dog dumped and reunited with owner after 10 years of breeding
You may have read about the murder of a police community support officer, Julia James, in woodland in Kent while walking her Jack Russell dog.… Read More »Was the murder of a police community support officer a botched dog theft?
There is cut-throat competition among beekeepers in France because France’s 60,000 professional and amateur beekeepers are unable to keep up with demand for their product… Read More »Many thefts of beehives in France due to cut-throat competition
Inline with many recent news media stories about pet dogs being the new currency for criminals because they’ve become so valuable due to pressures on… Read More »83 stolen dogs seized by police on travellers’ site
NEWS AND COMMENT: This is an update on the viral news about the surge in dog thefts in the UK and I assume in other… Read More »Dog thieves tag targeted homes with UV paint
There may be some interest in photographs of Ryan Fischer, 30, Lady Gaga’s dog walker who was shot, as the world knows, in the chest… Read More »Pictures of Ryan Fischer, Lady Gaga’s dog walker in hospital
If you are reading the newspapers from cover to cover as I do you would be unlikely to miss the almost weekly stories of dogs… Read More »Fightback from dog owners against the scourge of dog thefts in the UK
NEWS AND COMMENT: News media is currently bombarding readers with news about dog theft in the UK. It appears to be an epidemic brought about… Read More »UK: more dog thefts. This time sheep dogs from a farm.
In the UK there has been a 150% increase in Google searches for “buy a puppy” since the first lockdown. This indicates an almost manic… Read More »How to protect your dog in times of surging dog theft
Since the beginning of 2019 dog thefts have increased by a factor of 2.5. In one database of stolen dogs the increase is by a… Read More »Organised criminals cut microchips from stolen dogs
There is an increased demand for “lockdown pets”. These are companion animals designed to keep people company during these frequent lockdowns due to the coronavirus… Read More »Demand for ‘lockdown pets’ results in more distressing thefts of dogs
NEWS AND VIEWS: Before the coronavirus pandemic, in the UK, the number of dog thefts were declining last year but they’ve increased dramatically by 65.5%… Read More »Longer sentences demanded for dog theft convictions in the UK