Mother dog Lily feeding stolen puppies (Image: Essex Police/Mark Orley)Knife-wielding robbers held up Mark Orley’s teenage son at the family home and escaped with the two litters of puppies – seven French bulldogs and four dachshunds – sparking fears they will now die in the wrong hands.Mr Orley says the newly born dachshunds are too young to be taken from their mother as they have not been weaned.One of the dog raiders managed to trick the teenager into opening the door by turning up in a high-vis jacket and pretending to be from a utility company.
Khalik said they were going to pet the pup, “He reached down, took off the leash and drove off.” While Khalik’s father gave chase, he couldn’t catch up. To help prevent losing your dog forever, make sure your pet is microchipped.
Shifting to a new city is okay, but the worst part is learning to live without my dogs. So, now when you take your pet for a walk, let them sniff around and explore stories.
"Around seven or eight weeks of age, just as their mother is getting sick of them and is going to kick them out of the den and they're going to have to make their own way in life, at that age, that is exactly when they are most attractive to human beings," Wynne said.
Charu Bhoj, mother of a six-year-old, says, “When I introduced her to the dog it was like she had a child of her own to take care off.” Keeping a pet teaches the kid to be responsible about the needs of the pet.
Picture Mike BatterhamSource:News Corp Australia“She was a stray before she came to us so we don’t know what her history is.”Mr Trevor said the nursery he started 21 years ago was going bust when the family decided to open the Wongawallan property to the public about five months ago.Almost overnight things changed and the family’s many pets were an immediate hit with the public.They can sometimes get a little overwhelming.