Dog owners in fear as criminals turn sights on pets

DOG OWNERS are said to be ‘frightened to leave their homes’ following mounting concern locally about attempted dog thefts and suspicious behaviour. During lockdown the demand for dogs soared, as did prices sought for puppies. Cocker Spaniel pups were selling for up to €2,500 in June while this week Shih Tzu and Cavalier King Charles […]


The festive season is also a prime time for criminals

  AS the countdown to Christmas continues warnings for vigilance have been issued in the hope that members of the community can help protect their presents and belongings from thieves. In asking for people to keep their cars and properties locked a PSNI spokesman said not to “give burglars an early present of your belongings”. […]