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Article in the Guardian about dogtheft.

Who is to blame for the designer dognapping crimewave? People like me… I fell in love with my ugly pug 15 years ago – but with thieves targeting premium pedigrees, my next pet will be a rescue dog. Dog owners tend to worry about their pets a whole lot. Are they spending too much time […]

Ricky Gervais supports the pet theft petition and SAMPA.

Pampered pets ‘drive up thefts’ as criminals exploit those desperate to have their animals back. In some cases, the dogs are stolen to sell on; in others, for breeding, or for ransom or reward. And some are used in dog fights. “They pick on elderly people and they steal their dog. Then they trawl local […]

Heartbroken Hull grandad’s emotional message to thieves who took his dog.

Here is a link to his video appeal Thunderclap awaiting approval please log back into support. https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/heartbroken-hull-grandads-emotional-message-1597832 As it seems Braham is in the Hull area your support on a thunderclap could achieve his dream! The thunderclap will appear on here as soon as its approved. Thank you!      

Skye reunited after 8 months…reunited photo.

Great news for owners…Skye was found wandering in Northamptonshire after being missing 8 months ago from Bedfordshire…A long way for an 11 week old puppy! ( without help!) Thank you Forest Lodge for the update…and TG owner had chipped Skye! Follow the DogLost timeline here… http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=120372

Ruby’s owner hires helicopter to look for her.

Ruby’s owner has hired a helicopter to look for his best friend. Read more here… https://www.mix96.co.uk/news/local/2585461/lost-dog-owner-hires-helicopter-to-try-and-find-loved-pet/amp/? Also yesterday Local area volunteer Sam who is assisting in the serch was with owners on Three counties radio…well done all! Follow Ruby’s DogLost timeline here… http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=128717

‘Designer’ dogs worth £1,000 fuel rise in pet theft. ITV article.

Dog theft has increased in Britain for two consecutive years, with five dogs reported stolen everyday in 2017, new figures have revealed. The rise in popularity of ‘designer’ dog breeds like the French Bulldog, which cost upwards of £1,000, is contributing to the increase as their hefty price tag makes them a prime target for […]

The rise of the dog-napper BBC article today.

The popularity in owning “designer dogs” popularised by celebrities from Cheryl Cole to The Rock has been blamed for a rise in dog thefts. Some breeds can fetch hundreds or even thousands of pounds on the black market – and criminals are taking advantage, according to campaigners and insurance companies. read the full article here… […]

Meghan’s beagle Guy caused chaos at the evening reception.

Meghan made sure her dog played a part in her big day… The pet pooch had revellers in stitches as he caused chaos, running all over the place lapping up any spilled canapés. Meghan, the new Duchess of Sussex, brought Guy to Britain with her last year when she relocated from her home in Toronto. […]

Shock as vet convicted of key role in £2.5million puppy fraud walks free.

Animal welfare campaigners have reacted with disgust after a disgraced vet was spared jail for his role in a £2.5million puppy smuggling ring. Daniel Doherty pocketed at least £75,000 by providing fake health and vaccination documents for the designer puppies. The animals had been bred in puppy farms in Ireland but the paperwork gave the […]

Great Dane who is scared of everything.

Fierce-looking Dez the Great Dane has checked into rehab – because he’s terrified of everything. The 6ft 2in beast had been tipped to become the ultimate guard dog to deter burglars. But instead he turned into a real-life Scooby Doo who is even afraid of his neighbour’s pugs. Fed-up owner Mary-Ann Riley struggles to walk […]

Adder warning after deaf spaniel dog bitten.

A deaf dog’s “excessive curiosity” got him into trouble when he was bitten by a venomous snake. Spaniel Toby, aged 13, could not hear his owner’s warnings as he went chasing after an adder in Newmarket, Suffolk. The dog was bitten and rushed to specialist vets in Cambridgeshire with severe facial swelling. Toby needed four […]

Dog raises ducklings after mother killed by a fox.

Labrador becomes dad to NINE adorable ducklings after herding them to safety A CARING dog has become the acting dad to nine “mischievous” ducklings at a heritage attraction in Essex – even following him for a swim and enjoying a ride on his back. The young ducks arrived at Mountfitchet Castle in Stansted without their […]

Do you know this man?

CCTV  stills of a dog thief in action…Dotty the American bulldog was stolen from kennels on the 2oth May from Airdrie Scotland. follow Dotty’s DogLost timeline here… http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=129377 Please share these photos.

Who are you calling a mongrel?

They may each be a mix of three breeds of dog but you’re barking up the wrong tree if you dare call them a ‘mongrel’. These are no common or garden mixed-breed dogs. These are actually ‘tri-breed’ dogs. Thanks to their cute little faces and non-shedding coats, owners will often splash out several hundred pounds […]

Isle of dogs film.

Has anyone seen this film yet? Here is the plot…. In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of […]

Missing Clooney’s owner meets the Queen.

Yesterday Clooney’s owner met the Queen and talked about the problem of pet theft….in her own words… ell, who could guess that my journey to find you, Clooney, would take us to Buckingham Palace and the HUGE honour of being introduced to the Her Majesty, the Queen. 👑 What a day, what an honour and what a […]

Dog shoots owner in the leg in Iowa and appears to cry.

A man was shot in the leg by his dog when his pet inadvertently triggered his handgun. Fifty-one-year-old Richard Remme, of Fort Dodge, told police he was playing with his dog, Balew, on the couch and tossed the dog off his lap. He says when the pitbull-labrador mix bounded back up, he accidentally disabled the […]