Kidnapping of pet animals

Other Names:
Ransoming of pet animals
Theft of pets

Estimated two million dogs and cats are stolen each year in the USA and supplied to animal research institutes for experimentation. Dogs in Belgium are being stolen and sold to take part in fights. Pet dogs with fighting potential are reported to fetch large sums of money.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST