Today we can reveal the shocking truth behind a 20 per cent surge in ‘easy money’ dognappings across the country – and whether your dog is at risk.

A Mirror investigation reveals that more than 2,400 canines were pinched over the past two years.

The stolen pets are sold on the black market and campaigners claim police do not take the thefts seriously enough.

Reported by the Daily Mirror. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.