About Dog Theft Awareness Day
The Stolen And Missing Pets Alliance’s (SAMPA) Dog Theft Awareness Day is an annual event held on 14th March.
The first Dog Theft Awareness Day was held in Parliament in 2017.
THEFT PREVENTION TIPS:
- Don’t leave your dog outside a shop or supermarket
- Don’t let your dog out of sight during exercise
- Don’t leave a dog unattended in a vehicle
- Make sure your garden, house and outside kennels are secure.
- Check gates, lighting and think about CCTV
- Be careful who can see your pet’s photos on social media
- Change your routine regularly