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STOLEN: 2 Pugs & Parrot

What would be your feeling when 2 of your lovely pugs have been stolen? I don’t know about you, but it would be a very painful moment for me. I would pay for any amount in exchange for my pugs.

If you can help with the investigation please call 101 quoting reference 20BW7087N/17. If you can’t help with the investigation you can help to share this post so that we can help Chris to find his pugs and parrot.

A BURGLARY has taken place in Kingstanding – with thieves stealing beloved pets including two pugs and a parrot.

The raid happened at a property on Cooksey Lane sometime between 9.30am and 6pm on Tuesday, January 10.

Brett Riordan, speaking on behalf of his father Chris, whose house was burgled, said: “It must have happened late afternoon. The lights were on when my dad got home about 6pm.

“It’s the last thing he needs right now. He lost his wife in June unexpectedly and his mum died in October.

“His two dogs, Daisy and Tally, are his life now and they’ve been stolen from him.

“Tally, the fawn one, will not survive if they plan to breed her. She had to have an emergency caesarean on her first litter and can’t be bred again.

“They also stole his parrot, an African grey called Pegaty. He’s a talking parrot and my dad has had him for 10 years.

“A white HP laptop, a black Goodmans record player and three bottles of drink were stolen including champagne.”

A spokesman for West Midlands Police added: “We have been conducting house-to-house enquires in Kingstanding and have spoken to neighbours on Cooksey Lane.

“We will also be reviewing CCTV footage at nearby properties.

“If anyone can help with our investigation call 101 quoting reference 20BW7087N/17.”

Source: www.greatbarrobserver.co.uk

  • February 4, 2017
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Kyoto Pugcafe Livingroom

Everyone probably heard about dog saloon and cat cafe. Have you heard about a dog cafe that is exclusively occupied by eleven adorable pugs in Kyoto, Japan.

In order to stand out, one cafe opted to create a pug-exclusive establishment.

True to its name, the cafe has a very laid back, living room feel, furnished with a couple of small tables and a big sofa.

Of course, the humans who run the place also need to make some money because taking care of eleven dogs is no easy feat. Guests may choose between two drink options. 500 yen (US$4.30) comes with one drink and an hour of happy time with the pugs. Those who wish to have more play time can cough up 1000 yen, for unlimited drinks and bonding time with the dogs.

The cafe also serves snacks for both humans and canines. Just remember which snack belongs to whom.

Thanks to its popularity, the cafe requires that guests make reservations beforehand. Fear not as they are foreigner-friendly and their site also has some English sections for information, making reservations and browsing goods easier. They even have Instagram.

Source: www.thejakartapost.com

  • February 4, 2017
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Fairfield Resident Throws Pet to the Ground

Shocking incidents of animal cruelty are not unheard of. But the recent news of a pug being thrown to the ground by its owner is making dog lovers around the world furious. Benny, the black pug, was videotaped while its owner threw him to the ground on January 3, 2016. The video went viral on social media and received a lot of attention. The Fairfield, Calif. Police department came to know about the dog when the owner’s boyfriend brought Benny to be checked out by professionals. Thankfully, the dog was found to be unharmed.

After a thorough examination was carried out by a professional vet, it was determined that Benny did not receive any injuries from the fall and was in good health. The police later handed over the pug to the officials at Solano County Humane Animal Services. As of last Thursday, Benny is safe and sound. Since the dog was brought in by the owner’s boyfriend, the officials gave him custody of Benny.

Police and black pug

Police have completed an investigation of the incident and will be sending the case to the Solano County District Attorney’s Office.Officers have been searching for the woman who threw the dog. Police on Monday said they thought she was in Vallejo but now they think she has left Solano County.

 Fairfield resident Brandi Chin allegedly threw the dog during a dispute with her boyfriend, an officer with Humane Animal Services said.The video that captured Chin throwing the pug was taken on Dec. 19. The video shows the dog hitting the ground and rolling several times, Humane Animal Services Officer Francisco Piedra said.

 Anyone with information about the incident is being asked to call Humane Animal Services at (707) 449-1700.

Source: abc7News

  • January 7, 2016
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