Eleven dogs stolen in second Fenland dog theft incident

One of the dogs stolen from Walpole St Andrew.

One of the dogs stolen from Walpole St Andrew. - Credit: Archant

Just two months after 10 dogs worth £15,000 were stolen in Fenland police are appealing for information after another eleven dogs were taken from kennels at the rear of a property.

In the latest incident - at Marshland St James - offenders broke into kennels in a rear garden and removed the animals between 7pm on Saturday October 12 and 1pm on Sunday October 13.

The missing dogs are described as two female and one male Maltese puppies; four female and one male Maltese adult dogs; a male adult pug, fawn with bandy legs and a slate grey area around its hind legs; a female adult pug, fawn with bulgy eyes; and a female pregnant adult pug, fawn with some fur missing from under its chin and a slightly poking out tongue.

Officers want to speak to anyone who may have information about this burglary or may have been offered the dogs for sale.

Contact PC Krystina Dowe at Downham Market Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Back in August, Fenland dog breeder Jenny Freeman made an impassioned plea after to help track down thieves who stole 10 of her prized dogs with an estimated value of £15,000. Some of them have since been recovered.

Mrs Freeman, of Walpole St Andrews, was away from her home on a shopping trip to Wisbech when her home was burgled and the 10 dogs snatched.

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“I was only away for a short time-but in that brief time they smashed their way in and took the dogs,” she said.

Included in the haul were two pug puppies each valued at £1,200- and two bull dogs, each worth at least £1,500.

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