What advice police are giving dog owners amid spate of thefts in North Wales? #PetTheftReform

Officers are investigating several thefts and attempted thefts, as well as reports that subsequently proved groundless Dog owners are being urged to check security but not to panic over a mini spate of dog thefts in North Wales. In the past fortnight North Wales Police(NWP) has begun investigating a number of thefts and attempted thefts …

Stolen dog found as POLICE are warning dog owners to remain vigilant following a recent dog theft in Holsworthy #PetTheftReform

Police recently circulated an appeal in relation to the theft of a working border collie dog from the Thornbury area of Holsworthy but they are pleased to announce the dog has been located and recovered.   Fern was stolen from her home in Thornbury overnight between Monday, December 6, and Tuesday, December 7.  Devon and Cornwall …

Greater Manchester Police reunite stolen Zeus ##PetTheftReform

Amazing result today and brilliant support over the past few weeks. WELL DONE & THANK YOU to Greater Manchester Police and all involved in making this home coming possible. Home in time for Christmas. This is an ongoing Police investigation. Thank you to all who shared. 17th December 2021 ZEUS: Stolen from Gorton, Manchester , …

Police reunite stolen dog #PetTheftReform

South Cambridgeshire Police: What’s better than getting your stolen dog back? Getting it back for Christmas! 🐶 This poor spaniel was rescued by RCAT in Willingham. They also recovered a stolen road roller, seized a small truck and arrested a male at the scene who was also wanted for burglary. #RCATClaus https://www.facebook.com/128250330651353/posts/2317084451767919/?d=n

FANTASTIC news BLUE is safely back home, back in time for Christmas. So happy for that little boy. 10th December 2021 #PetTheftReform

Boy, 4, in tears walking the streets searching for his ‘best friend’ BLUE is a 8 month old, pocket Bulldog stolen from garden in Kirkdale on 6th December 2021. Paul Goodwin four is ‘stressed and crying’ as he walks the streets searching for his best friend A heartbroken mum is desperately searching the streets in …

#PeoplesPetAward Special Recognition Award for the team behind the #PetTheftReform campaign

We as SAMPA a campaigning group were recognised in the #PeoplesPetAwards last night with a ‘Special Recognition Award’ for the #PetTheftReform campaign. Special thanks go to Dr Daniel Allen and Doglost.co.uk who gave evidence to the Government’s Pet Theft Taskforce. Thank you to everyone who signed the petitions and wrote to your MP, working together …

OUR DOGS HAVE BEEN STOLEN: In the early hours this morning! #PetTheftReform

Stolen from Walsall, Birmingham, West Midlands, WS3 area on Friday, 10th December 2021 ELSA: The white French Bulldog is still missing. Lila and Rosa are now safely back home. Please help us find them CONTACT POLICE ON 101 LILA REUNITED, French Bulldog, female, lilac/tan with some whiteMICROCHIPPED ROSA REUNITED, British Bulldog, female, blue tri colouredMICROCHIPPED …

Two female puppies stolen, Mitcham, London – CCTV image #PetTheftReform

BRANDY AND BAILEY – TWO FEMALE PUPPIES STOLEN: CCTV image from my Ring doorbell of the male who kicked in my front door to take the puppies. From Mitcham, South London on 5th December 2021 at 12.07, just gone midnight. Contact: 07774 724797Or Police on 101 Doglost link: https://doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=171821 Original post: https://www.facebook.com/799559930/posts/10159513319334931/?d=n #DogTheft #PetTheftReform #PetAbduction

Arrests in hunt for fake police officers who stole puppy – puppy still missing #PetTheftReform

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary after a woman was assaulted in her home by fake police officers who stole her puppy. The men wore caps emblazoned with the word “police” and claimed to be on a drugs raid at the property in Putney in south-west London. When she challenged them, …

South Yorkshire Police: seize 12 dogs

UPDATE: 12 dogs safely recovered as part of Operation Duxford Yesterday, as part of Operation Duxford, we conducted a joint operation with the RSPCA under the Dangerous Dogs Act. A warrant was executed at allotment in Darnall, where 12 dogs were located and recovered, due to concerns regarding the environmental conditions at the allotment. All …

STOLEN DOG BUNNY TAKEN FROM HOME: Caught on CCTV being dragged along the roadside #PetTheftReform

Family post: https://www.facebook.com/groups/421670698364937/permalink/1185547171977282/ Female Labradoodle Golden (Age: Young Adult) Stolen from Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, WD4 area, South East on 29th November 2021 CONTACT: 07774 724797or call Hertfordshire Constabulary on 101 Doglost link: https://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=171750 #DogTheft #PetTheftReform #PetAbduction #FernsLaw #MakeChipsCount #ScanMe

MILLIE: Due to information Doglost have received, Greater Manchester Police have issued a crime reference number #PetTheftReform

Female Yorkshire Terrier Brown And Grey (Age: Adult) Stolen from Royal Barn Road, Castleton, Rochdale, OL1 area, North West on 20th November 2021. If found, Millie must be reported to the Council Dog Warden (as required by law). CONTACT: 07771 713257 or 07981 090965or call Greater Manchester Police on 101 Doglost link: https://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=171562 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CW0VvbTsc2a/?utm_medium=copy_link …

BUDDY HAS BEEN TAKEN: CCTV has been checked and there is evidence he was stolen #PetTheftReform

Male Cockerpoo Brown (Age: Young Adult) Ran from the garden Bretton Wakefield, WF4 area, North East on Saturday, 20th November 2021 CONTACT: 07981 090965Or Police on 101 Doglost link: https://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=171605 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/856629651672771/ #DogTheft #PetAbduction #PetTheftReform #FernsLaw #TheftByFinding #MakeChipsCount #ScanMe

Dr Daniel Allen, the man behind a campaign which succeeded in getting the law changed to make dog snatching a criminal offence is ramping up efforts to get it on the law books quicker #PetTheftReform

Dr Daniel Allen, the man behind a campaign which succeeded in getting the law changed to make dog snatching a criminal offence is ramping up efforts to get it on the law books quicker #PetTheftReform

Pet Abduction to be made a criminal offence in crackdown on pet theft #PetTheftReform

Pet Theft Taskforce delivers report with recommendations to tackle reported rise of pet theftGovernment working with the police to improve recording and tracking of pet abduction casesImprovements to pet microchipping processes to support the identification of lost and stolen dogs A new criminal offence for pet abduction is set to be introduced under government plans …

Gloucestershire Police appeal for stolen puppies #PetTheftReform.

We’re appealing for information as four eight week old Cockapoo puppies have disappeared from a property in #Berkeley today, Saturday 28 August. Police were called with a report that unknown offenders had entered a property on Vinecroft Road in the Wanswell area of Berkeley and searched the premises with the puppies no longer being there. …

Woman attacked at knifepoint as men try to snatch her dog while she was out walking in Hatfield, Doncaster #PetTheftReform

The 25-year-old woman was walking her dog in Coppice Lane towards Harpenden Drive, just before 9pm yesterday, when two men approached her from behind and attempted to steal her dog. When the woman defended herself, one of the men attacked her with what police believe to have been a Stanley knife. She suffered minor injuries …

Stolen dog found tied up in bag, shaking in terror and buried under sticks #PetTheftReform

A family said “we feel like we’ve won the lottery” after being reunited with their stolen dog Mabel who had been dumped in a bag and buried under sticks. Bedraggled and terrified two year old Maltese Mabel was found hidden under branches buried deep in undergrowth. A father and son out walking their dog heard …

Paris the stolen Chihuahua makes it home at last! #PetTheftReform

PARIS REUNITED 🐾❤️🐾. After a tense few days and the help of Doglost Police Coordinators and Liz Webster, Wiltshire Police Commissioner candidate Paris has been returned to her family. A huge thank you to all involved!22nd April 2021. STOLEN PARIS UPDATE:”So my dog was stolen 18 months ago and they have located her but because …

Six people who were arrested as part of a Suffolk police operation on the outskirts of #Ipswich, during which over 80 dogs were seized, have been released on bail as enquiries continue #PetTheftReform

Six people who were arrested as part of a Suffolk Police operation on the outskirts of Ipswich, during which over 80 dogs were seized, have been released on bail as enquiries continue #PetTheftReform

Ricky Gervais and friends supporting #PetTheftReform

We can’t thank Ricky, David Walliams, Sara Cox and Clare Balding enough for joining the #PetTheftReform campaign with special thanks to Emma Kennedy who produced the video. Dr Daniel Allen, SAMPA Patron, was invited to a Home Office meeting about dog theft this week. His academic work is a crucial part of the push for …

Have you seen Bishop? #PetTheftReform

CHANGED TO STOLEN USING A VERIFIED COURT ORDER.Order states dog to be returned by 17th March. Someone has this dog or is hiding him from owner. BISHOP: It is believed someone is hiding Bishop to prevent a court order for his removal being carried out. Bishop is likely to be in grave danger if not …

ALFIE UPGRADED TO STOLEN WITH A CRN FROM THE POLICE #PetTheftReform

Male Poodle Cross Black (Age: Young Adult) Stolen from Cheshunt, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN8 area, South East on 29th December 2020 Disappeared from his garden CONTACT: 07887 407579 or 07707350304 or 01992 676306or call Hertfordshire Constabulary on 101 Doglost link:- https://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=163427 #PetTheftReform #FernsLaw

Police’s new head of dog theft vows to tackle pet thieves #PetTheftReform

The first police officer designated to crack down on pet theft has vowed that she will do ‘everything in her power’ to stop pets from being stolen. Chief Inspector Amy Styles-Jones, who has three dogs of her own, said she understood how dogs are part of the family for many people and having one taken …

Puppy stolen by two men in Slough, Berkshire #PetTheftReform

STOLEN PUPPY BILLIE: Taken by 2 males driving Silver Mazda 6 Female French Bulldog Brindle With White On Chest (Age: Puppy) Stolen from Slough, Berkshire, SL2 area, South East on 20th March 2021 CONTACT: 07803395236or call Thames Valley Police on 101 Doglost link: https://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=165411 #PetTheftReform #FernsLaw #ScanMe

Sussex Police teams seize dogs after executing a search warrant #PetTheftReform

Sussex Police teams seize dogs after executing a search warrant Detectives from Crawley supported by the Sussex Police Rural Crime Team have seized a number of dogs after carrying out a search warrant at a site in Surrey on Tuesday afternoon (16 March). Officers from the teams searched the site and are now working to …

Three quarters of dog owners fear walks put them at risk of pet theft #PetTheftReform

Dog owners want tougher sentences for thefts of their pets as three quarters are scared to walk their animals More than three-quarters of dog owners are scared of walking their dog for fear dogknappers may be staking them out for a theft, a survey has found.   Around 80  per cent of dog owners questioned …

REUNITED UPDATE: Elderly dog Saphie stolen while owners unpack their car! #PetTheftReform

SAPHIE REUNITED. Dear everyone, amazingly and miraculously Saphie has been found and is now back with us at home. Lovely family found her drenched in a park in Eltham. She is fine and well. Thanks to all the community and Doglost for all support. We are wishing everyone a happy end they deserve. Love Marketa …

Dog Theft Awareness Day, DogZoom event, 14th March 2021 #PetTheftReform

What: ‘DogZoom’ Dogs and their owners will be filling screens for the first time and therefore the largest ever online rally hosted by Emma Kennedy. Join in the conversation and hear the campaigners and personal stories of cases of dog theft, together with some special video messages from celebrities (including Rick Gervais) and politicians. Why: the …

Police warn dog owners not to carry weapons after attempted pet theft in Pickering and issue description of suspect #PetTheftReform

North Yorkshire Police have addressed comments on social media from dog owners who claimed they would carry weapons to defend their pet from thieves. The posts were made on Facebook in response to an appeal by officers in Ryedale for information on an attempted dog theft in Pickering on Monday evening. A man walking his …

Dog Theft getting more media attention on TV. Have you seen Nancy? #PetTheftReform

• Have you seen Nancy? • Why are we seeing an increase in dog thefts? • Where are dogs taken from? • Be wary of bogus RSPCA men! • Why don’t microchips help stolen dogs? • Why do we need better laws to protect our pets? Watch here:- https://youtu.be/o0_nqKcKOB8 STOLEN NANCY STILL MISSING: Taken from …

Gloucestershire Police appeal for help to locate the families of the 15 dogs they have rescued #PetTheftReform

Officers are appealing for anyone who thinks they may own any of the dogs rescued during a warrant in Quedgeley yesterday (Friday 12 February) to come forward as the investigation continues. Initial enquiries, including checks on microchips, have been carried out on 15 adult dogs recovered at a location in Naas Lane but no owners …

EIGHT MINIATURE DACHSHUNDS dogs have been STOLEN #PetTheftReform

Taken on 11th February 2021, from Swadlincote, DERBYSHIRE. PLEASE SHARE we are so upset, they broke fences and windows, they used a dog catching pole which they left behind. CCTV shows 3 organised men who had clearly scouted the place in advance. Our dogs will be very scared, some are already very nervous. We are …

Stolen dogs: Couple offer £20k life savings for return of pets #PetTheftReform

Dachshunds Purdy and Pippin were taken from their garden in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, on 23 January 2021. Ruth Benson said she and her children had been left “heartbroken” since the disappearance of the “priceless” pair. A pet detective agency told the BBC thefts were on the rise due to a rising demand for pets during …

THE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE PET ABDUCTION AS A SPECIFIC OFFENCE #PetTheftReform

New offence to tackle dog theft moves step closer – Government press release 18th November 2021 A new criminal offence to crack down on dog theft and put people who steal these much loved pets behind bars for up to five years has been set out in the Government’s Kept Animals Bill today. The dog …

Norfolk police appeal for stolen puppies #PetTheftReform

A family is heartbroken after their three Cocker Spaniel puppies were stolen from their home in the Rougham area on Friday night. The puppies are all microchipped. Can you help us find them? More details here >> http://ow.ly/O70Q50DuCfm 3 COCKER SPANIEL PUPS STOLEN. They were stolen from Rougham, Norfolk, PE32 on the 5th of February. …

TWO DOGS STOLEN from an elderly gentleman, these dogs are his life #PetTheftReform

PLEASE hand them in somewhere safe. He has recently lost his wife and this is very distressing for him. Stolen from Coronation, Bishop Auckland, DL14 area, North East on 3rd February 2021. CONTACT: 07947 866582or call Durham Constabulary on 101 Male Patterdale Terrier Chocolate (Age: Adult) https://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=164238 English Springer Spaniel Liver & White (Age: Adult) …

South Wales Police appeal for stolen dogs #PetTheftReform

APPEAL: Five dogs including a Welsh Terrier puppy have been stolen from a farm in the Vale of Glamorgan. Thieves cut the locks off a kennel just after midnight on Tuesday, February 2, and made off with three Welsh Terriers, a Dachshund and a golden Cocker Spaniel. Locks were also cut off a gate which …

FOUND: Litter of bulldog puppies stolen from borough home have been rescued #PetTheftReform

A litter of puppies stolen from a house in Leigh in the early hours of the morning have been returned home. Brazen thieves had forced their way inside an address in Shelley Street, Leigh, during the early hours of this morning (Tuesday February 1), before taking the seven Old English Bulldog pups, which are just …