The Rise of Dognapping – Is your Pet Safe?
Dognapping is on the rise and has been since 2012. Almost 2,000 dogs were stolen to order last year alone. There are a number of reasons why dog theft is on the rise: The high values attached to ‘designer dogs’ A lack of awareness of the dangers of dognapping The lenient sentences that are given to those convicted of the crime. Selling them on and for breeding are the two most common reasons for stealing dogs. Despite this topic being increasingly discussed in the media, owne