The Blog For Dogs

Electric shock dog collar videos on YouTube draw fierce criticism.

Videos promoting the use of ‘shock collars’ for dogs on YouTube have been criticised by animal rights charities. Used in ‘dog training’ videos, animal welfare charity Blue Cross said the methods are ‘inhumane and ineffective’ and should either come with a warning or be banned altogether. Electric shock collars for pets is currently legal, though […]

A big thank you to your Fairy dog mother

Over the Christmas Period Doglost helped a customer of ours to find her mothers dog Finn that had escaped from home and gone missing.He was eventually trapped and returned home safely.In order to say thank you for all the time and effort that had been put into finding him we decided that we would hold […]

Media appeal for stolen Milks.

Milks the French Bulldog Submitted by Lily Trueman A desperate appeal has been issued to find a french bulldog which was stolen from Pillgwenlly, Newport on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Milks is just one of 465 dogs reported as stolen to DogLost, the UK’s largest lost and stolen dog service. Milks is a female, grey […]

Pet Theft Awareness Week 14th – 21st March

In the run up to Dog Theft Awareness Day / Pet Theft Awareness Week (14th-21st March) we have produced this to highlight a few points to all dog owners. Read more about Pet Theft Awareness Week at: https://www.facebook.com/pettheft/posts/4453178081364102Keep a look out here and on the national and local DogLost Facebook groups for further details and […]

Police check social media to tackle rise in dog thefts

A POLICE force has revealed an action plan involving monitoring social media to crackdown on criminals behind surging numbers of dog thefts since the start of the pandemic. Darlington’s Neighbourhood inspector Chris Knox told a meeting of the borough council that dog thefts was an area the force had not been doing so well in […]

Public urged not to buy dogs without documentation.

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has reminded people this weekend not to buy any dogs from social media sites or any person where appropriate documentation such as ownership and pedigree papers cannot be provided. This, the union warns, increases the demand for stolen pets. Dog owners are also being reminded by the FUW of steps […]

Bringing the dog world and media together.

For those of you not on Facebook, we are involved in this ‘DogZoom’ online Rally next Sunday. Anyone can sign up This is our post on DogLost Facebook grouphttps://www.facebook.com/groups/doglost/permalink/10158386571147955/I’ll put the text and Ticket link below tooCalling all pet owners and your pets; join us for the World’s first ever live DogZoom event from the […]

Reunited Winne on ITV Wales.

Dog theft has risen by 170% in the past 12 months, according to the charity Dogs Lost. Pet owners like Sian Saunders said it is a crime that “destroys families”. More than 230,000 people have signed a petition calling on the UK Government to make dog theft a specific criminal offence. Last month, Home Secretary […]

Owner of stolen Luca featured on BBC South Today

Alongside Doglost co-ordinator Emma Sparkes. A good piece but sadly police spokesperson saying it is not happening! See what you think and watch interview here… BBC iPlayer – South Today – Evening News: 02/03/2021 Follow Luca’s Doglost timeline here… DogLost – Stolen: Tan And White American Bulldog Female ‘LUCA’ 156685

DOGS FEATURED IN THE COUNTRYMAN’S WEEKLY

The following dogs are featured in the DogLost column in the current issue of The Countryman’s Weekly. For further details on each dog, enter the 6 digit DogLost ID in the search box on the website: http://www.doglost.co.uk

North Wales Police appeal for Suzie & Spring

UPDATE: North Wales Police have released a better quality photo of one of the Higher Kinnerton stolen Cocker Spaniels and said they are dealing with the theft of two Jack Russell puppies, which occured on Sunday. Police have issued an appeal for help locating two Cocker Spaniels stolen from secure kennels in Higher Kinnerton. Suzie, […]

Discussing Dog Theft on This Morning with Phil and Holly

Yesterday morning, Debbie Matthews, the founder of Vets Get Scanning and co-founder of Stolen and Missing Pets Alliance featured on the ITV show ‘This Morning’, with Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield. She was alongside Allison McCulloch, the owner of 9-month-old Nancy, a black Cocker Spaniel who was stolen from the garden whilst Allison visited the […]

Willow reunited after 2 years via the DogLost website!

Meet Willow! She’s a lemon Beagle; sadly she went missing on 19th March 2019 from Farleigh Wallop (near Basingstoke). However, today that all changed! After almost 2 years missing, Willow is now home, safe and sound!  She was spotted by a member of the public on Gumtree, who found her listing on our website, DogLost.co.uk, the […]

Beware of social media with dog thefts escalating

Dog owners should be wary of posting pictures of their pet on social media and leaving them unattended outside shops, police have warned, amid a rising number of dog thefts in the UK. Last year, there was a boom in what were labelled “pandemic puppies” as people stuck at home during lockdown acquired pets to lift […]

Pet theft in the Observer

Featuring Pet Loc collar. I used to have one of these for my Frenchie and very good they are too. Read more here… Rings of steel: dog owners buy metal collars to deter thieves | Dogs | The Guardian

Another mad week of media interest

Thank you to our media team Justine, Wayne and Karen for fielding the media interest . Interest from the Guardian, channel 4 news, Radio 4, Breakfast tv etc. Special thanks to Emma for Doing her first live radio interview on radio Liecester only to have the next call to do radio 4 live this afternoon! […]

Sam’s reunited story in the South Wales Guardian

A DOG that was missing for four-days in a remote snow-covered Carmarthenshire countryside has been found safe and well. Olga and Steve were out walking their newly adopted dog Sam when he was spooked, slipped his collar and bolted. Sam had only been with the couple for a short time after they adopted him from […]

Lady Gaga’s dog walker shot 4 times and dogs stolen

Lady Gaga’s dogwalker was shot in the chest four times by two men in Los Angeles on Wednesday night who stole two of the star’s three French bulldogs.   Ryan Fischer had been walking Gaga’s beloved dogs Koji, Miss Asia and Gustavo, in West Hollywood at around 10pm yesterday night when he was shot outside of his […]