Rise in Brazen Dog Thefts
As Lady Gaga found out the hard way, thieves are out there seeking specific valuable breeds (like Bulldogs and French Bulldogs) as well potentially any dog left unsupervised (such as in a backyard). Some dogs (as this report shows clearly) are stolen at gunpoint. Stealing dogs using firearms? What have we come to? Still, overall, law enforcement points out that dogs – particularly larger dogs – are a crime deterrent and enhance public safety when taking a walk.