Dog Theft

Unfortunately, there are more and more ads concerning lost or stolen dogs. In 2001, an estimated 60,000 dogs and cats were stolen every year in France. Today, this figure has unfortunately never decreased. Thefts of dogs often depend on the fashion effect around the breed of your dog.

The most common dog stolen ​​breeds currently are the Chihuahuas, the Carlins, the French Bulldogs, but also the Jack Russel and the Yorkshire. Their small size may explain the “ease” of stealing them. When one knows that a Chihuahua can reach the sum of 2,500 €, one understands that this can attract covetousness. These stolen dogs then pursue several paths, in the best case they can be resold to other owners who will think of buying an animal in good faith. Some dogs will be sent to the countries of Eastern Europe to become breeding dogs in breeding farms . Other unfortunates will be sold to laboratories for testing animals, or sent to countries where dog fighting is permitted.

Tips to Protect Against Dog Theft

Do not leave your dog alone outside.
Do not communicate the price of your dog breed
Tattoo and Dog Flea
Do not leave your dog alone in the car
Opt for castration or sterilization of the dog
Be on your guard when walking

what to do when your dog is stolen?

It is very complicated to know how to react to the theft of his dog . If your pet disappears, it is not necessarily that it has been made fly! He may have run away or have lost it. In case of runaway or loss you must contact the closest refuges as well as the SPA.

On the other hand, if your dog is actually stolen, you should note the day, date, place and time of the disappearance.

You should contact the police or gendarmerie closest to you as well as the SPA in your area as soon as possible. If your pet is found it is towards the latter that it will be oriented. Do not hesitate to look near the place of the disappearance of your animal, it is not to be left very far if it is a simply a fugue. You can also make posters that you can drop near your home by putting as much information as the photo, age, care necessary, if a complaint has been filed . But above all do not mention the name of your pet.

To sum up, it is up to you, your pet’s master to ensure his safety. And so make sure it does not disappear from your life, setting up good practices. By being vigilant and watching your breed dog outside the house, you already considerably reduce the risk of theft.

Ultimate Pen Guide

Despite the advent of the Internet and the probably utopian concept of paperless office, the pen remains an essential accessory to the company. There are all kinds of ball, gel, pen and felt pens. You can buy it wholesale to save a maximum, or instead, invest in a branded pen to offer or keep for several years.

To get the most out of your pen before replenishing your stocks, learn about the differences from one model to another. To do this, follow the guide.

What are the different types of pens?

Fountain pen

The fountain pen, with its ultra-traditional look, is powered by a replaceable ink cartridge. It is an asset to improving your writing.

Advantages: Most people find it more pleasant to write with a fountain pen, provided you choose your pen brand well. A good fountain pen tends to encourage the user to apply, and it is an ideal tool for maps and manual correspondence.

Disadvantages: Even the best fountain pen in the world tends to drool and sometimes the ink cartridge leaks. It is therefore recommended to use blotting paper to avoid staining your documents. Finally, the fountain pen is not a left-handed pen: to avoid making huge burrs by passing its hand on wet ink, left-handers are forced to hold their fountain pens from the top, position very uncomfortable to write.


The only difference between a pen and a ballpoint pen is the ink used. The second uses an aqueous ink, based on water.

Felt Pen

Advantages: Writing is generally smoother because the roller pen exerts less pressure than the ballpoint pen. The result is more disadvantages:

Disadvantages: the ink of a rollerball pen has a tendency to dry if you forget to replace the cap. Like the fountain pen, it is also prone to burrs.

Commonly called felt or even marker, the felt-tipped pen is equipped, as the name suggests, with a felt tip soaked with alcohol-based ink.

Tactical Pen

A relatively newcomer to the world of pens is the tactical type. They are generally marketed as a self-defense tool as well as a writing one. See them here

Feather pen

The invention of the ball-point pen functioned as a real revolution thanks to the circular movement of its ball, which recharges itself in ink and thus eliminates the problem of the ink that runs, burrs and stains. On the other hand, the viscous ink, based on oil, dries much faster.

Advantages: It is the best pen for those who like a tool requiring little maintenance and without risk. Its life is considerably better than the other pens and the ink protected by the ball does not stain.

Disadvantage: the best ballpoint pen that can exist does not get to the ankle of a fountain pen in terms of writing quality, and it can happen to him to make clusters of ink or too dry.

Gel ink pen

It is the ink based on gel and water that makes the specificity of these ball-point pens.

Advantages: the color of the ink is richer and there is a wide choice of tones and shades. The gel pens offer a more comfortable writing that the pen or rollerball pens.

Disadvantages: The ink dries quickly and it is imperative to replace the cap after use. Their lifespan is not very long.