Police Beat

ITV – New figures reveal the shocking rise in dog thefts during lockdown

New research has revealed there’s been a dramatic rise in the number of dog thefts during lockdown. According to the non-profit organisation, DogLost, reports of stolen dogs were 65% higher during lockdown compared with last year. It’s believed some pedigree dogs are being targeted due to the increase in demand for pets to keep people […]

Suffolk kennels dog thefts: Puppies among 17 animals taken

Police have warned people to be vigilant with their pets after 17 dogs, including 13 puppies were stolen. They were taken from from Fiveways Boarding Kennels and Cattery in Barton Mills, Suffolk on Thursday between 15:45 and 19:10 GMT. The dogs included six, five-week-old Labrador puppies, seven Lhasa apso puppies and four older dogs. Police […]

Mother desperate plea to find daughter’s ‘stolen therapy dog’ from Walsall

The mother of a nine-year-old girl with severe anxiety has appealed for help tracking down her daughter’s ‘therapy dog’ after it was ‘stolen’ in Walsall. Simba, a three-year-old Chihuahua, was believed to have been pinched from Summer Norton’s home near to Wilkes Avenue, Bentley, on Tuesday, July 7. Her mother Emma says the pooch is […]

Cocker spaniel stolen from garden in Holywell Row

Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward after the theft of a dog near Mildenhall. The incident took place on Monday 6th July at some point between 1pm and 2.20pm when a Cocker Spaniel was stolen from the garden of a farm in Holywell Row. The dog was left in a pen enclosure […]

STOLEN Boris from Northants

UPDATE: Boris was found in the horse shelter (which had been searched numerous times). Also he is not hungry so we made him to hot to handle. Boris is a male puppy, a black Labrador Retriever. Each of Boris feet have distinctive tiny white marks on the heels! Boris was STOLEN from his home in […]

Help us find STOLEN Spot! (NOW REUNITED)

A British bulldog puppy has been stolen by two men who held the owner at knifepoint during a morning walk. Weeks-old youngster Spot was snatched from his owner in Lullingstone Crescent, Orpington, yesterday at about 8.50am. As they approached the junction with Grovelands Road on a morning walk, two strangers got out of a white Mercedes […]

Dogs found in France, may have been stolen from UK

Translated from French… In the course of an investigation into fencing stolen property, investigators from the THOUARS brigade community discovered 23 dogs. 17 of them are not identifiable by microchip or tattoo: Dog no. 05: Female Setter type, estimated age 07 years old. Dog no. 06: Female Brittany Spaniel type, estimated age 07 years old. […]

Filly stolen from home in Wythenshawe

A dog owner from Wythenshawe is desperately appealing for help to find his stolen Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross. David Briggs said his beloved Filly, who he has owned for 11 years, disappeared from his flat on Blackcarr Road on Friday (January 24). The 29-year-old said Filly is his ‘world’ and he feels ‘lost without her’. […]

How many pet microchip scanners do the UK Police own?

With almost ten million dogs in the UK required to have microchips – and the possibility of compulsory cat microchipping – we contacted all the UK constabularies to see if they have enough scanners to deal with the current laws that go with dog and horse compulsory microchipping? Before we get into the figures let’s […]

Help us find stolen Rocco & Remmy

Both dogs now reunited. Rocco and Remmy are young Bulldogs, male and female, Remmy has recently had surgery and is still on her medication for this. Their home in Four Acres, Quinton area of Birmingham #B32 was broken into on Tuesday 14th January and both dogs were STOLEN along with their leads, harnesses, and paperwork […]

Connie stolen from kennel in West Bridgford

Connie is a 14 week old English Springer Spaniel puppy, she is liver & white with distinctive faint white patches on the back of her ears. Connie was stolen from her kennel at home in the Abbey Park area of West Bridgford, Nottingham #NG2 on Thursday 9th January between 9-10pm. Connie is microchipped with a […]

Help us find stolen Tyson

Tyson is a Tan, Male, Bully cross Puppy, only 13 weeks old.  He has a white flash on his chest, a distinctive spot to the back of his neck and a long dark tail On Monday 6th January, his home in the Longford area of Coventry #CV6 was burgled and Tyson was stolen Tyson is […]

Congratulations to PC Claire Dinsdale

Congratulations to Claire who works incredibly hard and has helped DogLost many times with dog thefts in Dorset. From Dorset Police Facebook page… “Massive congratulations to PC Claire Dinsdale from our Dorset Police Rural Crime Team who has been awarded a Queen’s Policing Medal as part of the New Year Honours list! Claire works tirelessly […]

Police appeal for stolen Lottie.

Lottie is an adult liver & white, female Dalmation. She was stolen from her home in Peatling Parva, Lutterworth, LE17 early in the morning of Monday 1st December If you have ANY information on the whereabouts of Lottie please contact Leicestershire Police on 101, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or contact DogLost.co.uk in […]