Beware of social media: warning for UK dog owners as thefts rise

Beware of social media: warning for UK dog owners as thefts rise

Dog owners should be wary of posting pictures of their pet on social media and leaving them unattended outside shops, police have warned, amid a rising number of dog thefts in the UK.Last year, there was a boom in what were labelled “pandemic puppies” as people stuck at home during lockdown acquired pets to lift their spirits .

Couple spend £10,000 on hunt for dog who went missing four years ago

Couple spend £10,000 on hunt for dog who went missing four years ago

Since then Dawn Purvis, 46, and her husband Ian, 48, have paid for posters, leaflets and t-shirts with Izzy’s face on them, as well as pet psychologists and mediums.