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 …

Lord Zac Goldsmith responds to pet theft question from Baroness Bakewell in the Lords #PetTheftReform

Update today in Parliament on #PetTheftReform confirming that the Government is looking at improving the Sentencing Council Guidance. Our thanks go to Baroness Bakewell of Harding and Mandeville, Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) for asking the question and Lord Zac Goldsmith for his response: “There are already laws in place in …