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Thousands urge dog theft law change but survey reveals reality gap

Tougher laws for pet theft are likely after a scoping exercise by Police and Crime Commissioners revealed 27,000 possible offences.

Back home: Stolen dog Bud was recovered after an extensive search

Back home: Stolen dog Bud was recovered after an extensive search

Date - 15th March 2021
By - Chris Smith
A survey into dog theft revealed 418 owners had suffered having a pet stolen in the last year and 27,500 knew someone who was a victim. The national poll organised by Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne, got a response from 124,729...
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