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Dog theft at Dogs Trust Merseyside

Rescue dog Lennox, stolen just hours before he was due to be rehomed

Dogs Trust staff were shocked to discover that there had been a break in during the night when they entered the Rehoming Centre on Friday 24th June.

The Centre is home to over 100 dogs and the staff’s worst fears were realised when they found that Lennox, a lovely Staffordshire Bull Terrier had been stolen from his kennel. Lennox is a good natured little dog who had found a new home and was due to join his loving new family this weekend.

Richard Moore, Dogs Trust Merseyside Manager, explained:

“What kind of person would break into and steal from a charity? These dogs have been through so much already and the Rehoming Centre provides a safe haven for the animals awaiting their new lives with caring families. We are very concerned for the safety and welfare of Lennox and are appealing for anyone who may have any information to come forward as soon as possible”.

Thieves broke into the centre through the garden fence of a neighbouring house, forcing the kennel open and stealing Lennox before cutting a hole in the perimeter fence and making their escape into the local park.

Lennox is an 18 month old golden Staffordshire Bull Terrier. If you can provide any information on his whereabouts or know someone who may please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or the Crime Management Unit at Huyton Police Station on 0151 777 6286.

Dogs Trust is the UK’s largest dog welfare charity and cares for over 12,000 stray and abandoned dogs each year through its network of 15 Rehoming Centres nationwide.