‘Heartbroken’ girl wants stolen therapy dog back for Christmas
An 11-year-old girl with autism has cried herself to sleep every night for a week after the theft of her dog, her family said.
Lottie, the three-year-old Dalmatian, was stolen from Chloe Hopkins’ home in Peatling Parva on 1 December.
Her mother Gemma said the therapy dog was Chloe’s “best friend” and helped to keep her calm.
She said the rare-breed dog could have been targeted by thieves using a drone to plan the burglary.
“Chloe and Lottie are inseparable. She helps Chloe calm down – she’s her best friend,” Mrs Hopkins said.
“She helps Chloe get through every day because she’s got her best friend to come home to.”
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