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i luv cavs
3rd February 2010, 07:09 PM
hope its ok to post here, if not sorry. i have seen up on a few sites adds looking for a 4 YR old tri colour female cavalier. she is spayed. She was lost more likely stolen from her back garden on monday. Family are very upset as she was a companion dog for the daughter who has special needs. think it was portlaoise area.

Karlin
3rd February 2010, 08:28 PM
Thanks for that. :thmbsup: If you get a location and more info please let us know -- eg contact details; a link to a posting elsewhere is fine. :)

I truly wish people would not leave their dogs alone in back gardens -- this is a breed frequently stolen and in Ireland they are often stolen to order for homes in the UK (where people may think they are getting a rescue dog); used for dog fight bait, or stolen for breeding. If the dog is chipped and was taken for breeding there's a t least some chance she will be dumped and may be found and traced back to the owner.

NB to all: Please please always remember to chip your dogs, and I highly recommend having tags on the dog's collar that indicate clearly that your dog is chipped and neutered, which makes a male or female considerably less attractive and much more likely to be released or not taken in the first place as thieves are NOT generally looking for pets for themselves. Intact dogs are prime targets for indigents and thieves seeking to make money off puppies. :( But it is very hard to tell a female is spayed.

Miss Daisy
3rd February 2010, 09:02 PM
i've noticed this ad on lostandfound.ie when i was approving recent listings.


[STOLEN 01-02-2010]
Animal: dog
Breed: Pedigree
Area: Laois / portarlington
Mobile: 085 7615562
Female /Collar No /ID Tag No /Microchipped No /Neutered Yes

http://lostandfound.ie 4 yr old female tri cavalier lost/stolen. very important that we find her as she is a companion dog to a handicapped girl

Miss Daisy
3rd February 2010, 09:04 PM
just want to mention they do come up regularly on my site: http://www.lostandfound.ie


[LOST 27-01-2010]
Animal: dog
Breed: Pedigree
Area: Clare / ennis
Mobile: 0870627176
Male /Collar Yes /ID Tag Yes /Microchipped No /Neutered No

http://lostandfound.ie king charles cavalier tri colour black and white with small amount of gold around sides of face approx 8 to 12 inches in height he is 8 months old



[LOST 29-01-2010]
Animal: dog
Breed: Pedigree
Area: Wicklow / Meadowvale, Arklow
Mobile: 0868581530
Female /Collar No /ID Tag No /Microchipped No /Neutered No

http://lostandfound.ie King Charles Spaniel, ruby red and white, very friendly. Reward for safe return.
PHOTO: http://www.lostandfound.ie/pics/573456_dsc00007.jpg

george108
3rd February 2010, 09:06 PM
Karlin I saw this on facebook through Kidare Animal Foundation link. Sadly the poor little dog wasn't microchipped. Also I read it was in Portarlington but it says here Portlaoise so I'm not 100% sure of the area.

Desrae
3rd February 2010, 09:53 PM
Ah how desparate these times are!! That poor dog, poor family! I noticed this ad on the lost and found.ie as well whilst posting my own ad yesterday (for a found dog). Anyway, I wish that it was the law that all dogs in Ireland were microchipped, it could save a dog's life. I also noticed another ad for a lost tri cavalier who was only 10 months old.
This is really worrying because a lot of dogs are being reported as lost/stolen in our area. Then you have the poor dogs who are being dumped and abandoned. What on earth is wrong with people!?!

i luv cavs
4th February 2010, 11:55 AM
sorry that was my mistake it was actually portarlington, not portlaoise as i stated. hope they find the dog.

Claire L
5th February 2010, 10:50 AM
Oh dear God1 those poor people must be out of their minds with worry :(

Karlin
5th February 2010, 05:36 PM
Thanks miss daisy for posting those -- www.lostandfound.ie (http://www.lostandfound.ie) is a great resource and just was there and had noticed all those dogs. Unfortunately I am very sure many of these dogs have vanished because people keep them out in their back gardens all day when no one is home. And if they aren't neutered they are very attractive targets for people you really do not want to ever end up with a loved pet (or any dog...) as a breeding animal.

I just do not understand the idea of leaving a pet outside as a target for thieves (much less for the low quality of life) or not even putting a collar and tags on (a legal requirement of dog ownership!) or chipping the dog. Only one of these dogs had a collar and tag, two are not neutered, none is chipped. :bang: