Tewkesbury Liberal Democrats

Add Bite to Pet Theft laws

Pet thefts have risen 250% during the pandemic. Under the current law, pets are treated as property, with no distinction between a family’s beloved dog and a stolen bike.

Tewkesbury's Conservative MP Laurence Robertson blocked plans for bigger fines and tougher sentences to deter criminals from targeting family pets. 

Add your name to the petition to support introducing a specific offence with tougher sentences to deter criminals from pet theft.

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