9 Tips To Protect Your Dog From Dognappers

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February 14th is Pet Theft Awareness day, and it’s a perfect time to go over tips to help dog lovers keep their pups safe. Everyone should follow some basic safety precautions to protect their pooches from one of dog parents’ biggest fears — dognappers.

Thieves know that it can be profitable to steal dogs and sell them online or run scams, and you need to make sure it doesn’t happen to your pup. Some dog thieves go so far as to disguise themselves as fake animal control officers. It’s up to you to keep your dog safe.

Here are nine tips that you should follow to protect your dog from dognappers.

What other tips do you have for people who want to protect their dogs from dognappers? Will you help spread the word on February 14th for Pet Theft Awareness Day? Let us know in the comments below!