Dog thieves ditch designer canines and turn attention to traditional breeds

Thieves appear to have gone off trendy designer dogs and are instead turning their attention to more traditional breeds. In the last year, the number of cocker spaniels stolen has almost doubled, while lurchers have trebled and Yorkshire ­terriers have quadrupled. Every day, an average of six dogs are stolen in England and Wales, according […]

Stark warning after pups seized in port raid

The Scottish SPCA is urging the public not to buy puppies online after seizing 13 dogs from an illegal dealer. Officers from the Society’s special investigations unit (SIU) swooped on Cairnryan port at the weekend where an individual travelling from Ireland was caught with 13 dogs of various breeds. The pups are just a few […]