Stealing a Dog or Pet

Charges and Penalties for Stealing a Dog in New South Wales

Click here for more on the law and penalties for stealing dog(s) in New South Wales. This article outlines the fines and penalties.

Is It a Crime to Steal a Dog in NSW?

A pet dog has been left “traumatised” after being stolen and trained to fight… Is it a crime to steal a pet dog in NSW? What the law says...

New Larceny and Stealing Laws in NSW

Stolen goods worth more than $11,000 have been recovered in a Christmas shoplifting operation conducted across Sydney CBD and Eastern Suburbs…

Stealing Dog Laws in NSW

A news reporter who was recording a segment about a suspected dognapping ended up spotting the very thief walking the stolen dog in the midst of filming…

Stealing Dog Offences in NSW

One minute is all it took for a beloved pet dog known for being a “big, fat, friendly ball of fur” to be stolen by a stranger…

The Offence of Stealing Animals Ordinarily Kept in Confinement in NSW

Canberra man accused of keeping four stolen piglets in backyard from children’s zoo found not guilty…

Man Attempts to Steal Guide Dog from Blind University Student as She Walked Alone Through Park

23-year-old uni student was walking in a nature reserve with her guide dog when a stranger has attempted to snatch the dog from her…

Dog Stolen in Broad Daylight Caught on Camera

A woman pretending to be a good Samaritan offered to donate free pet supplies to a dog owner before snatching the puppy in broad daylight…

Sydney’s Inner West Community Band Together to Help Find “Jake the Jack Russell” After He Was Stolen Outside Supermarket

Jake, the beloved rescue dog was snatched from outside the local grocery store as his owner Gerard Murphy ducked into the store to buy some broccoli.


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