Pet Theft

by Sheryl Wall

It is easy to think, 'Oh, that will never happen to me and my pet.' But when we look at the facts we should be concerned and taking actions to prevent pet theft. According to AKC’s Lisa Peterson on Fox News, dog theft in 2011 increased by 49%. Dogs are taken from owners’ locked cars, fenced back yards, and homes to name just a few places. If we look around, we see adds in the newspaper and posters posted all over our towns about lost dogs. How can we just ignore these facts that surround us?