These are the 10 breeds of dog most likely to be stolen from their owners
With dog ownership over lockdown reaching record levels, canine thefts are also on the up – so is your four-legged friend at risk?
Comparison site money.co.uk recently revealed which types of dogs had been targeted by thieves most over the last five years, with the Staffordshire Bull Terrier the most likely to be taken.
Protect your dog from theft by ensuring it is microchipped, being vigilant when out and about, keeping your garden secure, being careful about who can see pictures posted on social media, and taking out adequate pet insurance (that will cover advertising costs if your pet goes missing).
Here are the breeds at most risk of being stolen.
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