A one-year-old bulldog called 'Princess' has been taken from a house in Harlow.
Essex Police say the dog was stolen from a house in Wharley Hook between 1.30-1.50pm on Saturday, 30 November.
A police statement said: "She has a golden coat and was wearing a Burberry-style lead and collar at the time she was taken.
"Detectives are appealing for any information which can lead to her safe return, or any intelligence around her whereabouts."
Officers have asked for anyone who has bought a dog matching Princess' description to get in touch.
Those with information should phone 101, quoting crime reference number 42/189712/19.