It’s a sad fact that dog theft is on the increase in the UK.
Thu 23 Feb 2017
It’s a sad fact that dog theft is on the increase in the UK. Additionally, it’s not just dogs that are at risk from being stolen, cats and exotic pets are vulnerable too.
High-risk breeds include: .
However, any dog breed is potentially at risk from being stolen.
Most thieves are stealing dogs for breeding, illegal dog fights, or simply for the thieves to claim reward money from desperate and grateful pet owners. There have been many cases of dog owners paying ransom money to have stolen pets returned to them.