Add Bite to Pet Theft laws

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

Wimbledon's Conservative MP went along with Boris Johnson and 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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