The question on many dog owner's lips, is “why are dogs being stolen”? The answer is there are several reasons why people's pets are being take and none of them are very reassuring. Some dogs are stolen so they can be put in a ring to fight other dogs – a terribly frightening thought for any dog owner. Other dogs are stolen for breeding whereas certain dogs are taken for hunting. Then of course, there are the dogs stolen because the thieves want to demand a ransom from owners. Lastly, there are some pet dogs that are stolen simply because the person likes the look of them and simply helps themselves to someone else's pet.
Naturally, every dog owner who has had a pet stolen hopes they will be reunited with them. However, this is not always the case and the sad truth is that many dog owners never know the fate of their beloved pets – it really is a heart breaking scenario, and it's one that leaves many people feeling very empty and sad.