Hot dogs: what soaring puppy thefts tell us about Britain today

Hot dogs: what soaring puppy thefts tell us about Britain today

Photograph: Suffolk Police Annie and Betsy – and the other dogs stolen that day, 13 of which were puppies – had become the latest victims of surging demand for canine pets.

Wildleaks: New Whistleblowing Website Aims to Cut Wildlife Crime

Wildleaks: New Whistleblowing Website Aims to Cut Wildlife Crime

While some of the most egregious crimes against wildlife are committed abroad against elephants, rhinos, and tigers, the fact that animal products can fetch lucrative prices, often right here in the United States, contributes to the problem.

Sneaky pug locks owner out of her car

Sneaky pug locks owner out of her car

Pete the pug is one of the more mischievous of the species, which was particularly notable when he locked his owner out of her car. One’s thing for sure: Maria will not be leaving Pete unattended again any time soon.

Wanted, playing dead or alive: the sniffer dog with a bounty on his head

Wanted, playing dead or alive: the sniffer dog with a bounty on his head

Scamp the spaniel is so good at finding illegal tobacco, crime groups have offered a £25,000 reward for his capture Name: Scamp. I’m sure he could learn to detect those things, but Scamp’s speciality is sniffing out tobacco.

Thieves steal 11 French bulldogs, wad of cash and Mercedes from home

Thieves steal 11 French bulldogs, wad of cash and Mercedes from home

The French bulldogs were stolen during a raid on January 4 (Picture: Wales news service) South Wales Police covering the area of Bridgend and Vale of Glamorgan said the raid took place in Barry, Wales, at around 9am.

WATCH: Massive international bird smuggling racket smashed by police in 18 countries

WATCH: Massive international bird smuggling racket smashed by police in 18 countries

CIVILGUARD More than 2,000 birds were recovered and 29 people have been arrested in the operation Unfortunately, in their effort to conceal the animals, lots of them died during the transit and sometimes the death rate reached 50 per cent Spainish Civil Guard Other footage shows rescued parrots and finches flitting inside aviaries.

The ‘Croydon cat killer’ hunt has lasted three grisly years. But is he man or myth?

The ‘Croydon cat killer’ hunt has lasted three grisly years. But is he man or myth?

Police and the RSPCA said that little could be done, even when a vet with forensics experience determined that a headless cat, brought to him by Snarl, had been killed by blunt-force trauma and then mutilated.

A cat shaver is terrorising pets and their owners

A cat shaver is terrorising pets and their owners

He said police are not sure what crime has been committed, but the pet owners “would just like it to stop.”Police initially believed proactive citizens may have been taking the cats to be spayed or neutered, according to WVIR, but later dismissed those suspicions when the same felines were victims of multiple instances of unwanted grooming.Flyers posted around the Waynesboro area urge residents to call the police with any information about the rogue barbering.