Dognapping and pooch poisoning is on the rise in SA

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Dognapping and pooch poisoning is on the rise in SA

Pet rescuers and private eyes are seeing more and more cases where dogs are snatched for fighting rings or puppy mills

Senior reporter

An increasing number of pooches are being stolen in Durban to be sold off to puppy mills or illegal dog fighting syndicates.

In other parts of SA, dog owners are battling with poisoning incidents by criminals who want free access to properties they intend to rob.

Durban pet-rescue service Blue Bundu Brigade (BBB) has seen a “definite increase” in dognapping in suburbs like Malvern, Seaview, Queensburgh, Phoenix and further north in Verulam...

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