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Puppy farming laws drive increase in dog thefts

Laws to end puppy farming are driving a rise in dog thefts across the country. The price of pups has increased making them a valuable target. Animal welfare charities and police forces are warning owners and breeders to step up security.

At risk: puppy thefts are increasing due to price rise

At risk: puppy thefts are increasing due to price rise

Date - 13th July 2020
By - Chris Smith
Animal welfare charities have issued guidance for new owners in a bid to stop thieves selling stolen animals after a huge increase in offences since the Spring. Forces across the South East have urged owners to ensure their dogs are chipped after...
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