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Dogs are stolen and end up in stray dog pounds miles from home. If they are not claimed within 7 days they can be rehomed or killed. Hundreds of 'stray' dogs are rehomed or killed every week because their owner cannot be identified. You have no right to claim the dog after 7 days. A microchip can also be used to prove that the dog is yours if ownership is disputed. Click here for more information. Your dog is valuable to you - and to thieves! Dogs and puppies are being stolen everyday. Check how many dogs go 'missing' from gardens!
Walk your dog on a lead at all times. Do not leave your dog unattended in the garden. It is better not to put your dog in the garden at all as they can become targets. If your dog lives outside you should consider bringing it inside as dogs can easily be removed from locked kennels (see notices below). See the reports below of dogs 'missing' from gardens. Have your dog microchipped. It is likely to be the only way your dog will be returned to you if it is stolen and dumped. Dogs go missing from gardens, often at night. Houses are broken into and the dog is stolen. Dogs are stolen from unattended cars (see notices below). Dogs often go missing the same day that 'travellers' move on. All dogs can be sold or 'held for ransom' so do not assume your dog is not a target. THIS PAGE UPDATED 7th November 2017
7th November: Caucasian Shepherd needs a home - Wokingham.
ROUSSE - Caucasian Shepherd, male, 4˝ years approx, black, large size. Click on the picture to see more photo's. Rousse is wary of people he does not know but is not aggressive. He is affectionate once he knows you. He will lean against you for security. Groups of people and noisy children frighten him and he will pull in another direction to avoid them. We were told he is not good with dogs but he has not had a problem with any dogs he has met. He has been OK with the calm neutered male dogs in the foster home but after 24 hours has shown signs of dominance when the other dogs make a noise or receive attention so I would not trust him to be left unsupervised with dogs smaller than him. Will steal food from work tops, from your plate and out of your hand. Needs a home with someone who knows how to control a dog of this size. This dog is at Binfield Dog Rescue in Wokingham.
Bichon Frise, male, not neutered. Click on the photo to see a larger version.
White. Very timid He slipped out of his harness at 4pm on Saturday 4th November in Bourton on the Water by the school playing field. There was a sighting of him on Saturday running down the high street and crossing into the village but nothing since. Owners have posted many flyers and posters. LD8052
6th November: Carole's Crispy needs a home - Bournemouth.
Carole's CRISPY - Cross breed, neutered male, 1-2 years approx, small size. Click on the picture to see more photo's. Crispy came to his UK foster home from Romania on 27 October 2017. Crispy enjoys human company so he needs someone around most of the time but he can be left for short periods, currently he is used to being in his crate when left. Crispy is friendly and affectionate with people and he loves to be stroked, fussed and talked to. Crispy loves his food, which will be helpful when training him. Though Crispy is generally eager to please, he can be stubborn and very feisty at times, so he needs adopters with previous experience of owning and training dogs. Crispy gets on well with other dogs though he can be competitive when there is food around. He is playful with dogs and with people. Crispy could be adopted by a family with children over age 10 years or by a couple or single person. He could live as an only dog where he would enjoy lots of attention and or with another dog if introductions are successful. Crispy is a robust, friendly little fellow with lots of love to give in his forever home. If you are interested in giving Carole's Crispy a home please e-mail email@example.com or phone 07963958351 for more information. This dog is located in Bournemouth and is being fostered by Carole for Hope for Romanian Dogs.
6th November: Carole's Ellie needs a home - Bournemouth.
Carole's ELLIE - Cross breed, neutered female, 1-2 years approx, small-medium size. Click on the picture to see more photo's. Ellie came to her UK foster home from Romania on 27 October 2017. She is a lively and good natured dog. Though she can be a little shy with new people at first, Ellie likes to be stroked and fussed once she feels safe. Ellie wants to please and is highly food motivated, so she should be easy to train. Ellie can be left for up to 3 hours, currently she is used to being in her crate when left. Ellie is small-medium size, gets on well with other dogs though she is competitive when there is food around. She is playful with other dogs and with people. Ellie is an adaptable dog who could live in a family with dog savvy children or with a single person or couple. She could live with other friendly dogs or as an only dog if she has opportunities to meet other dogs. Once Ellie has settled into her forever home, she will be a loving and loyal companion. If you are interested in giving Carole's Ellie a home please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07963958351 for more information. This dog is located in Bournemouth and is being fostered by Carole for Hope for Romanian Dogs.
Saluki, male, not neutered. Cream with gold fluffy ears. Long spine. Plumed tail. Light gold fleckling on front legs, face and neck. Skinny, 27/28 inches tall, long legs. 13 months old. Brown leather hound collar light blue/grey narrow house collar. Microchipped. Very friendly, slightly nervous, high energy, bouncy. Lost on walk on 5/5/2017. Ran into woods at Everleigh, Wiltshire. Contact email@example.com LD8051
Labrador, female. Yellow coat. Short hair. Small for Breed, roughly knee height. 2 years old. Microchipped. Ran away after slipping her collar getting into the car at approximately 11.50 on 26th August, 2017 at Horsell Common, the Shores Road car park. LD8050 Contact firstname.lastname@example.org LD8050
Jack Russell Terrier, female. Click on the photo to see a larger version.
Mostly white with a couple of small black patches, most notebly a black with small stripe of tan over left eye. Docked tail. Small dog. 12 years old. No collar. Microchipped. Stolen on 7 April 2017 in Sherborne, Dorset.
Contact email@example.com LD8047
12th May, 2017
Saluki, female. Black with white chest and paws. About 24 inches. 3 years old. Wearing a collar. Microchipped. Ran away from Hemlington, Middlesbrough (date not mentioned). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org LD8045
1st January 2017
Border Collie, male, neutered. Black/white, long haired. No white tip on end of tail. Tail slightly short. Even white flash on face. White ruff, chest and underneath otherwise back and sides black. Fur usually whips up on top of head. Big back feet. Tail usually between legs. Medium build, 18kg approx. 7 years old. Wearing a purple collar, brass tag round. Microchipped. Missing on 24/11/16 in Torrent Walk, Brithdir, Dolgellau, Gwynedd. Contact Mandy.Dorman@wokingham.gov.uk or email@example.com LD8044
Jack Russell Terrier x Dachshund, female. Fine coated. Black tan and white. Mostly white. Black and tan head. Face very Dachs-like. Very small - about 10 inches or 26 cm high and 1ft or 30 cm long. 3 years old. Wearing a red collar. Disappeared down a rabbit hole on Gwithian Towans on 9th December, 2016 Gwithian Towans, Hayle, Cornwall. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org LD8043
Border Terrier, male. Light tan on body with black all over back. Lighter tan on face. No white hairs. Slightly rough coat. Thick tail, not docked but stumpy. Stocky build. 35-40cm tall at shoulder. 2 years old. Microchipped. Shy/nervous, scared of large dogs. Ran away at Maidscross Hill/The Warren area, Lakenheath, Suffolk on 02 Dec 2016. Contact email@example.com LD8042
Lurcher, male. Click here to see a photo. Brindle with a white chest. 26 inches. 21 months old. Microchipped. Missing on walk 29/11/2016 at 4 pm on Ruxley Golf Course, Orpington, Kent. Contact Cbaker963@googlemail.com LD8041
Jack Russell Terrier, female. Click here to see a photo. White coat with a brown circle patch on her head. Small, about 20 cm. 12 years old. Black collar. Microchipped. Ran away on 28th October 2016 at 9.30 pm from Holt Field, Liverpool, Merseyside L18 area. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org LD8040
King Charles Spaniel, male. Click here to see a photo. Blenheim - White and brown. 6 years old. Microchipped. Escaped from garden at 9.50am on 23/10/2016 at Highbank Cottage, Outwood Lane, Bletchingley, RH1 4LR. Contact email@example.com LD8039
Bichon Frise, female. Click here to see a photo. 18 inches high. 2 years old. Wearing a collar. Microchipped. Disappeared from Muiravonside Country park on the 30th of August 2016, near Linlithgow, Muiravonside Country park. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org LD8038
Siberian Husky, female. Mainly white with red patch over right eye, heart shaped patch on back and one on tail/ left leg. Approx 22 inches. 4 years old. Yellow fabric collar. Microchipped. Very nervous so may try to run away if approached. Escaped from work place on 11/07/2016 in Rotherwick, Hampshire. Contact email@example.com LD8036
Shih Tzu, male, entire.
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White with beige patches. Recently shaved so patches not very prominent. Approx 45 cm long, height 20/25. Wearing a black collar. Missing from Ilford, IG1 1HQ. (date not mentioned).
Contact Marytiff01@gmail.com LD8035
20th April Foxy Needs Your Help - Reading, Berks
Foxy is a 3 year old Jack Russell Terrier cross. Foxy was rescued from a council pound as an unclaimed stray. We wondered why anyone would dump such a lovely natured dog. Two weeks after he was adopted the vet diagnosed that he has Legg-Calve-Perthes disease - click here for more information. This is where the blood supply to the head of the femur bone is interrupted and the bone dies. Click here to see more photo's of Foxy. He has had this condition for over 2 years but he is very good at disguising it. If the pound or the rescue vet had discovered this problem before Foxy was adopted he would have been put to sleep. His adopter is going to try and save his life but needs your help to pay for the operation to removed the damaged bone so that Foxy is no longer in pain. Please click here to go to the donation page Area: Reading, Berkshire.
King Charles Cavalier, male, entire.
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White with ginger - Blenheim. Small dog - weight 7kg. 7 years old. Ran away from home in Rotherhithe, London SE16 (date not mentioned).
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org LD8030
Chihuahua x Papillion, female. Click on the picture to see a larger photo. White with tan patches on her face and body. Dark black eyes and long tail. Very small, about 30cm height. 3 years old. Last seen wearing a blue harness. Microchipped. Naturally scared and snappy with strangers. Ran away from a walk Saturday 12th March about 10.30am from Forest Fawr, just by the entrance to the sculpture trail. Seen by a member of the public on the Taff trail going towards the Ty Rhiw area. Contact Kellylwilks@gmail.com LD8028
Border Terrier, male, not neutered. Brown with few black hairs. Grey/white torso. 6 years old. Microchipped. Ran away on 2nd March 2016 at 14:30 in Pulborough, West Sussex. Contact email@example.com LD8027
Husky, female. Grey to light grey with blue eyes. 50 to 60 cm. 7 years old. Wearing a black collar. 2 dogs went missing at the same time. Missing or stolen from Densford Lane, Blakdown, Kiddermister DY10 3NN at 4 o’clock on 17/1/16. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org LD8026
Alaskan Malamute, male. White with grey black markings. Wearing a black harness. Very friendly family pet. Medium to large. One year old. Microchipped. Ran away on 16-1-16 in Slough, Berks. Contact email@example.com LD8024
Greyhounds and Lurchers Needing Homes
Dorset Police report 129456: On Saturday 7th November in Swanage, a man described to be in his early 20s with short brown hair and wearing blue tracksuit bottoms, a blue jumper and a body warmer was seen to go into a garden and place a bowl of food on the ground in order to entice the dog over. The man was then seen to pick the family dog up and attempt to walk off with it. He was challenged and left the dog in the garden. Previously to this, there has been a report of a similar incident in the Winterbourne Valley area of Dorchester. We have had reports of a Grey VW Transporter van - click here for photo, driving on foreign plates (first three digits being 141 - see update below), being spotted in the Winterborne Valley area recently, as well as the Purbeck Police area, acting suspiciously around dogs and their owners. These people are looking to steal your dogs possibly to use them as bait for fighting dogs. Please remember that any description you can obtain of the drivers, occupants or even better the vehicle registration will make enquiries easier for the Police. Please keep your dogs safe and secure. If you see anyone or anything suspicious then please call 101 as soon as possible. From a witness (click here for more info): The number plate has been given on a few occasions as 141 D 1129 (Dublin registration). The men are Irish and were trying to sell a generator whilst asking questions about the resident dogs. If you see this van phone the Police immediately because unless they can catch them in the act of committing a crime they are not interested. Please be alert to these incidents and keep your dogs safe. Walk your dog on a lead at all times. Do not leave your dog unattended in the garden. It is better not to put your dog in the garden at all as they can become targets. If your dog lives outside you should consider bringing it inside as dogs can easily be removed from locked kennels (see notices below). See the reports below of dogs 'missing' from gardens. Have your dog microchipped. It is likely to be the only way your dog will be returned to you if it is stolen and dumped. Dogs go missing from gardens, often at night. Houses are broken into and the dog is stolen. Dogs are stolen from unattended cars (see notices below). Dogs often go missing the same day that 'travellers' move on. All dogs can be sold or 'held for ransom' so do not assume your dog is not a target.
Lurcher, female. Click on the photo to see a larger version.
Smooth haired. Blonde. White stripe down nose. White socks - all feet. Scar under right eye. Scar on rear left leg. Weight 22-24 kgs. Height at shoulder 24 inches. 2 years 9 months old. Collar, blue webbing with choker. Microchipped. Stolen on the night of 16th November or morning 17th November, 2015 from Walmer, Deal, Kent CT14 7.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org LD8022
Cocker Spaniel, female. Click on the photo to see a larger version.
Chocolate brown coat. 8 months old. Wearing a pink lead. Stolen on 08/11/15 in Eastbourne area, Darlington, County Durham.
Contact Naomiharrop@icloud.com LD8021
Staffie x Lab, male, not neutered. Sandy, light brown. Medium size. Possible sightings in a field in L9 area. Vanished from garden on 18th October 2015 in Walton, Liverpool L4. Contact email@example.com LD8020
A burglar who stole a dog and posted a picture of it on Facebook afterwards has been jailed for 19 months. Click here to see the full story.
Click here to see the video This will not be the first time these thieves have stolen and it will not be the last. There are thieves operating in your area. The dogs were recovered. Precautions to keep your dog safe:
Keep the gates to your property shut.
If you discover intruders on your property make sure your dogs are locked inside because the thieves will return.
Do not let your dogs wander where they can be seen from the road or public footpath.
Keep your dogs inside, not in an outside kennel or place where they are alone.
Thieves are particularly interested in Sighthounds, Spaniels and Terriers but they will take any dog regardless of age.
Unwanted stolen dogs have been dropped from moving vehicles on motorways. Stolen dogs recovered by the Police have died days later.
Do not allow admittance to people who call wanting to 'trim your tree or hedge'. These people pass on information to the thieves about the dogs on the property.
Do not let your dogs follow you to the door where they can be seen by callers.
Do not leave your dog tied up outside a shop.
Keep your dog in sight when out walking. Thieves will send their dog to your dog then whistle their dog back to them and grab your dog when it follows.
Make sure your dog is microchipped and the information is up-to-date. It may be the only reason why you get your dog back.
If your dog is valuable to you then it is valuable to a thief - KEEP YOUR DOG SAFE.
Click here to see the large number of missing dogs
Dogs out of time in Rochdale, Lancs.
Few people realise that many healthy stray dogs, through no fault of their own, are being destroyed if not claimed within 7 days. For more information and photo's click on this link: Rochdale Dog Rescue
Puppies and adult dogs requiring new homes in Poole, Dorset. Interested in adopting a dog in Dorset? See the Pound Puppy Rescue website
Dogs for Re-homing at Binfield Dog Rescue, Wokingham, Berkshire
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