Dog thefts in London: a raising issue

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Everyday stories of dog thefts are heard from dog forums and groups. A few days ago, the BBC published an article on dog thefts in England and Wales, announcing a 22% increase in the number of reports over the last two years.

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Lost Dog: a handy contact list

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In the The Londog’s latest blogpost I talked about ten tips to prevent dog loss. What if you lost your dog? Reacting quickly increases your chances to reunite with your pooch. And having a handy guide and knowing where to start, instead of beginning to look for the relevant phone numbers from scratch, would save you precious time! For this reason I put together a list of handy contact details for you I will share with you in this blog post.

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10 Tips to Prevent Losing Your Dog

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One of the worst nightmares, for dog owners, is that their beloved dog goes missing.

The Dogs Trust’s Stray Dogs Survey 2015 estimated that, over 2014-2015, 102,363 stray dogs were handled by local authority dog wardens and environmental health officers (47,000 of which were deemed abandoned, though). According to the Survey, between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015, around 50% of collected dogs were reunited with their owners, 22% passed to welfare organisations or dog kennels for rehoming, while a reputed number of 5,142 dogs was put to sleep by local authorities (around 5%).

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