Nationwide Search Underway for Stolen Chihuahuas, including a Crufts Champion. The stolen chihuahuas, including Valentino Made of Candy, the Best Puppy Breed winner at Crufts 2014. Has sparked a nationwide concern for the safety of the stolen dogs. The intruders broke into their East Yorkshire home with an iron bar. And took the dogs away using a wicker basket.
Concerns for the Safety of Stolen Dogs
The theft has devastated owners Mal Hilton and Lucy Hilton. Who fears for the safety of the dogs that are worth tens of thousands of pounds and are unsellable? They are concerned that the thieves may harm the dogs if they realize they cannot be sold.
The incident has sparked a growing concern for pet safety in the UK, as dog thefts are on the rise in certain high-value breeds. That is popular for breeding and showing are especially at risk. The Kennel Club, which organizes Crufts, has expressed its support for the safe return of the stolen chihuahuas.
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Police Appeal for Information to Help Find Stolen Chihuahuas
Humberside Police are investigating the theft and have appealed to the public for any information that may lead to the safe return of the dogs. The police aim to raise awareness of pet theft and urge pet owners to take steps to ensure their pets’ safety. This includes measures like microchipping and securing their homes.
Pet theft causes emotional distress to owners and endangers animal safety and well-being. It is important for pet owners to be vigilant and take steps to protect their pets from theft, including avoiding leaving them unattended in public places and ensuring their homes are secure.
As the search for the stolen chihuahuas continues, the pet community hopes for their safe return and for greater awareness of the issue of pet theft.
Source: The Guardian