Pet thefts have risen 250% during the pandemic. Under the current law, pets are treated as property, with no distinction between a family's beloved dog and a stolen bike.
Conservative MPs blocked plans for bigger fines and tougher sentences to deter criminals from targeting family pets.
Add your name to the petition to support introducing a specific offence with tougher sentences to deter criminals from pet theft.
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