Prevent Dog Stealing Campaign

Learn more about National Dog Day Events on August 26th and our evening PSA screening here.

Dog theft has increased over 650% from 2008 to 2016*. This statistic is based on reported dog thefts — many thefts go unreported.  In New York City, dogs left tethered but unattended are particularly vulnerable. Rational Animal has created a campaign to increase awareness about dog stealing and how we can work together to protect our dogs.

Small and large dogs are at-risk: The top 5 breeds stolen: Pit Bulls, Yorkies, Chihuahuas, Pomeranians, Labradors, and French Bulldogs.


Remind people of the dog stealing issue by —


 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe


Why do people steal dogs?


Protect your best friend!

Never tie your dog outside of a store and leave unattended.


Help us spread the word via social media — we have a new public service announcement about this topic coming soon — sign in to volunteer today!


*Source: American Kennel Club




Premiere Screening of Dog Stealing Prevention PSA produced by Rational Animal

August 26, 7–9pm

Hosted by





Refreshments will be provided.

Fine art music photography on view featuring Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced Album photography

Please leave dogs in the comfort of your home for this event.

Suggested donation of $5 to attend

Location: Morrison Hotel Gallery, 116 Prince St., 2nd Fl., NYC


ABOVE: Article in the New York Post, Read more >>>

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