The Pet Theft Debate is back on hold until after the Covid19 Lockdown is eased. MP Tom Hunt has elected to present the debate in Parliament.
Information and ways you can help:
On hold:- Invite your MP to attend, template letter for you:- http://www.stolenandmissingpetsalliance.co.uk/write-to-your-mp/
Dr Daniel Allen, Animal Geographer at Keele University and SAMPA patron has explained why we need Pet Theft Reform:
Dog theft on the rise: how in danger is your pet and what can be done about it? https://theconversation.com/dog-theft-on-the-rise-how-in-danger-is-your-pet-and-what-can-be-done-about-it-125010
Spatialities of Dog Theft: A Critical Perspective: https://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/9/5/209
Professor John Cooper QC (Legal Adviser) produced the Pet (Theft) Bill which didn’t reach it’s second reading because of Brexit:- https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/cbill/2017-2019/0245/cbill_2017-20190245_en_2.htm#l1g1
Beverley Cuddy (SAMPA Patron) produced the Pet Theft document brief:- http://bit.ly/PETTHEFTDEBATE
A lot of work has gone into to this as you can see, please get involved.
#LucysLaw did it to stop puppy farming and #FinnsLaw is in place to protect working police dogs, now it’s our turn to protect our own pets.
Make ALL pets safer, keep emailing your MPs to let them know how important this issue is especially to you as a pet owner. Keep the pressure on.
Petitions supporting families with missing dogs and cats, please check the following links to see if you have signed. Thank you:-
#PetTheftReform petition https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300071
#FernsLaw petition https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300010