19 dogs are stolen in just five months in Shropshire
0 Comments And, in England and Wales, more than 4,500 offences relating to dog thefts have been recorded by police in the last two years.
West Mercia Police said that that in the first five months of this year a total of 19 dogs were snatched in the Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin areas.
Nine were taken from Telford and included Staffordshire bull terriers, labradors, and a Chinese shar pei that was stolen from a garden.
The figures come after pet owner Donna Burgess, aged 25, launched a social media appeal earlier this year in a bid to find her beloved German terrier Ava, who was taken... read more
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