Dog theft is a concern for many owners across the globe. But one woman has revealed in a viral video why she’s not worried about her Cathrow puppy being stolen.
The TikTok clip shared by Jana Aquilina (@aquacanine_) shows a cute puppy with on-screen text that begins with “Dare I say it” before reiterating the warning: “Don’t leave her outside, someone will steal her.. ….”
Moments later, the camera shows up on the pup’s mom, who looks like she’s serious.
Growing to “nearly 28 inches tall at the shoulders and often weighing more than 100 pounds, with a large head, an alert expression, and undulating muscles under a short, stiff coat, an adult Caneiro is an intimidating breed at first glance. creatures”, to the American Kennel Club (AKC).
The AKC said “their imposing exterior is their first line of defense against intruders,” so Aquilina immediately relaxed.
The title of the video reads: “No one gets [past] Mom…” has 5.3 million views and 968,600 likes at the time of writing.
According to the AKC, “stealing a dog is easier than most people think”.
The AKC provides the following scenarios for dog owners to avoid putting their furry friends at risk.
A variety of seemingly innocuous situations can actually put your canine companion at risk.
- Consider leaving pets at home and avoid leaving them alone in the car.
- Avoid leaving your dog unattended, such as by tying it up outside a storefront.
- Keep an eye out for them when they play in the backyard.
- Even if your dog is doing well, don’t let go of the leash on a walk.
The main reason for stealing dogs is for financial gain, some criminals even adopt rescue dogs and resell them shortly after.
recent, Weekly newspaper Shares a lady “genius” dog theft deterrent, another article that proves exactly why you shouldn’t leave your dog alone in the car as a police officer finds a stolen car with There is also a dog.
Since its release on August 25, the popular video has garnered more than 2,400 comments so far.
One user with 24,900 likes commented: “I have a cane corso. She’s a sweetheart but will protect with her life.”
“I jumped,” another admitted.
Another said: “If I hadn’t been hurt I’d have stolen them all, they’re so cute.”
“I have no idea [I don’t know] Why, but I can take this dog seriously because he’s so cute, unless he’s barking at me,” admitted another.
While the duo looks adorable, the breed can certainly activate their “watchdog mode” when necessary.