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University of Loughborough research finds young pedigree dogs most at risk of being stolen

Owners of young pedigree dogs are being urged to take care this Christmas, after new findings by the University of Loughborough showed they were at most risk of being stolen.

Young pedigree dogs most likely to be stolen

Young pedigree dogs are most at risk of being stolen Credit: Jeff Moore/Jeff Moore/Empics Entertainment

Owners of young pedigree dogs are being urged to take care this Christmas, after new findings showed they were at most risk of being stolen.

Experts at the University of Loughborough found that three quarters of dog thefts involved pedigrees and half were puppies or young dogs.

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