Reunited: Ginger And White Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross Female

  • Dog ID 114091
  • Status Reunited
  • Registered 20 Apr 2017
  • Gender & Breed Female Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross
  • Age Puppy
  • Colour Ginger and white
  • Marks & Scars
  • Tagged Unknown
  • Microchipped No
  • Tattooed Unknown
  • Date Lost 17 Apr 2017
  • Where Lost Hexthorpe, Doncaster, South yorkshire
  • Lost In Region North East
  • Lost In Post Area DN40
  • Date Found 28 Apr 2017
  • Date Reunited 28 Apr 2017
  • Other Info The image in the extra image is a still taken from CCTV of the van involved, anyone with information on this van to please contact South Yorks Police on 101 quoting Crime Reference No. A/53591/2017
  • Phone 1 07930192835
  • Phone 2
  • Listed By Kym
  • Views 17818


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I know what I would like to do with them
What that dog and lad went through must have been terrible
Patlucky I totally agree with all you say on your post 2017-04-30 20.39 Well said I wonder if they hav been found too We are a soft touch here anyway; but hey whats new!?Last edited: 2017-05-04 08:38:37 by janiejewel1649
Have these men been caught?
Someone must have picked up the dog from them
Annamaria forget the first one just deport them
That way the tax payers pay less
The government are too easy
We also have too many do gooders
My rant over
If I were in charge the theives would be thrown in a prison and then deported! Xxx
Fantastic news. .Really hope the return of his beloved puppy helps his young owner recover from his ordeal..It makes you wonder now just how many other stolen/missing dogs are on these Romanian selling sites! .. We need to get some advice on which sites they are and start to plough through them and keep on checking them!..Hope the Police are also looking in to this, in the hope of making an arrest for Willows theft.. Hope the family have a lovely weekend now their missing family member is back..x♥xLast edited: 2017-04-30 11:40:17 by Jaycey
Which Romanian site was it on as I check other sites. When i see dogs lost/missing/stolen I direct them here to doglost but give them other sites to look at as well. I can add this to my list if someone can tell me which one it is please.
That would be brilliant Kit'sMum
That lovely lady worked wonders
If that dog was sold on might be a different story
Please keep looking that lovely lady
You made a young lad and his family very very happyxx
This is really excellent news and I hope everybody recovers quickly from this experience. I didn't know or even think about Romanian selling sites, but maybe someone bilingual English/Romanian could check them regularly for lost dogs?
# stoppettheft. Agree with every word you say.
Have a great Bank Holiday, Willow, and owner. But please stay safe:-)xxx
So pleased x
WE very often say how pleased we are but now...

I can not begin to ayes as my eyes wont stop watering

WELCOME HOME beautiful baby xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Absolutely fabulous news. Happy days for Willow and family. Hope the scumbags are found and prosecuted.
Ohhhh, this is such Wonderful News
#WelcomeHomeWILLOW - What a Happy Bank Holiday Weekend it will be for All the Family & Willow too - lots & lots of huggggz methinks
Well Done to the lovely Romanian Lady - but a BIG ****** to the Evil thief/ves - You are Greedy, Vile, Evil & much much more - Watch out because Karma WILL come around & bite you somewhere sensitive , very hard !!!
So happy for.everyone stay safe now willow be still careful taking it out now have someone with you for a bit x
DogLostJulie - Social Media Team, Surrey
I have been following and just delighted Willow is safely home. Happy Friday. J. x
Brilliant news, I am so happy for the family,. who must be feeling ecstatic to have Willow back. Well done Romanian lady, and all involved. Made my day. Please stay safe now Willow. Willow must be so happy to be home where he belongs. Look forward to a reunited photo in due course:-) :-) :-) :-)(((HUGS)))
Viv B
Hear, hear! Just wonderful news.
This is such wonderful news
I am so pleased for the family and his young owner .
I bet there will be lots of catch up cuddles
That's made every ones day it made mine
Made my day...welcome home Willow, have a wonderful life x
Absolutely wonderful. Made my day so can you imagine how the family are feeling x
Lovely news really happy for her and owners have a happy safe time , well done to lady who so her on selling site there is still more nice and kind people out there x x
DogLostMillypod (Chris) - Administrative Volunteer
Great news :) Well done to all involved.

Welcome home Willow.x
DogLostJayne - Administrator, Head Office
Wow! so relieved...
DogLostReynard - Area Volunteer, Wiltshire
Fantastic news !
Many thanks to the wonderful Romanian woman .
Welcome home Willow xxx
So pleased you have your beautiful puppy home where she belongs. Such a terrible ordeal for you all as a family to go through.
What wonderful news, so happy for you and dear little Willow. I do hope she bounces back from the ordeal and I hope the family get over this awful experience. Best wishes
Fantastic news...Big well done to the Romanian lady who saw Willow being sold on a Romanian selling site xxxx. MStay safe Willow. Xx
DogLostChrisM- Doglost Co-ordinator Wigan/Leigh
Fantastic News ... Welcome home Willow
Yippee! I was so happy and relieved for you all. Well done to everyone responsible for getting him home. Xxx
A Romanian woman saw her being sold on a Romanian selling site and alerted the owners family.
DogLostClaireC - Area Volunteer, Buckinghamshire
So very pleased and relieved to see this little pup back in her rightful arms. So sad to think a 16 yr old boy cannot take the family pet out, albeit carried in his arms to allow the puppy the experiences of different sights and sounds and remain safe! Stay safe and extra special close when you go out again and enjoy each other as you should be allowed to do! XxLast edited: 2017-04-28 17:09:17 by ClaireC - Area Volunteer, Buckinghamshire
DogLostAlison - Administrator, Head Office & Area Co-ordinator, Lincolnshire
Wonderful news. I do hope the thieves will be caught and punished.
Spotted for sale on a selling site apparently,excellent work by those involved
DogLostjenny4 - Area Co-ordinator, West Hampshire
Fantastic news , have been following her online. So pleased she is safe back with the owner. Do hope Police catch the scum that stole her. too many being stolen at the present time sadly xx
OMG I'm so pleased! Been checking for updates hourly - well done to everyone involved.
Fantastic news that Willow is reunited, I hope she is well and unhurt. I am hoping that there will be leads to identify the thieves and bring them to justice?
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
Owner confirms that Willow is home x
I have seen it as well saying Willow is home, Great news.
cjhinton (UAV)
Just seen a post on a FB group saying Willow has been found after being spotted being sold online... group is Yorkshire animals lost & found
Here's a thought. I might be watching too many crime programmes but here goes. If the thieves touched the lad why can't the police do a forensic of the lads clothing?
Thanks Lisa. Silly me didn't see it. What a sorry state we are in where we have gone from mugging old ladies for their handbags to mugging vulnerable and young people for their pet dog.Shameful! There are enough staffies in rescue centres and being given away for free on advert sites without resorting to stealing. Organised criminal gangs are at the heart of this for profit only.Last edited: 2017-04-28 11:47:33 by Lashram
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
There is a Thunderclap for Willow Lashram, Millypod has posted link further down x
Better to use everything you can to share
Fingers crossed
Do we use this website as a link organisation to get the word out wider and quicker?
Agree with your comments LindaT
Presumably the cctv image has been able to read the van numberplate? Scum who have no respect for animals or other humans deserve to have a community service sentence clearing litter and be made to take their punishment in this way rather than taxpayers having to pay for them to go to prison where they live the life of riley. That`s if and when they get caught and punished I should say! I hope this puppy is found safe and unharmed, God knows what scum like this have in their pin-brain minds. I hope the lad is OK, very frightening situation.
People carrier van. Possibly used to carry worshippers or big families to "church". Maybe posting to shops and places of worship may be an idea. Good people abhor theft of any kind. They will only be too happy to help.
I have been warning people of this kind of theft. Thieves are also using drones to target dogs in their own gardens. Even dog sitters are stealing dogs by saying the owner gave them the dog. We need to be more vigilant to thwart these criminals. Poor lad will be traumatised by the incident let alone the dog poor thing. Hope there is good news soon.
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
The image in the extra image is a still taken from CCTV of the van involved, CJ has put out an alert for anyone with information on this van to please contact South Yorks Police on 101 quoting Crime Reference No. A/53591/2017 x
Me too,I really hope that poor puppy is alright,throwing it into the can is not a doglover
Is the a picture if the van?Or one like it?I really hope police have a lead.Shocking world we live in and unless the laws are getting tougher it just doesn't seem to get better,but worse
I come here quite a few times a day with the hope she will be in the BlueLast edited: 2017-04-27 08:29:02 by Patlucky
DogLostJan - Area Co-ordinator, Lancashire
Shared again xxx
Thanks Seeks for the explanation. Sounds promising for Willow. Fingers xd
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
CRN received, status updated to stolen x
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
Janejewel a Thunderclap is a social media platform thing. It means that at a given time a message will appear on all the supporters timeline, twitter feeds etc at exactly the same time. When it goes out the picture and the message in the blue box is what is posted.

If anyone then clicks on it they are de-directed to the end link (In Willows case that end link will bring them here) Very often when they arrive they also reshare again.

Its just a way to highlight things . We get the stats of the ones we put in and Willow is doing really well xx
Still nothing but she has just been in the paper... Will get you the link a min xx

The paper link edited: 2017-04-25 22:38:04 by Seeks
Me too Patlucky.
Any news please
I keep hoping to find her in Blue
Fingers still crossed
Thanks very much Doglover. I uderstand now' Hope Willow is home VERY soon.
Sorry to see there is no news as yet
So thinking of the puppy the lad and the family
Fingers crossed
janiejewel1649 when people click on the thunderclap post it will then go out to everyone linked tomthat person and then their friends as well....I am sure that is what it is....when we had a thunderclap for Nimbus it reached well over one million three hundred thousand people...
What exactly is Thunderclap? Excuse my ignorance
DogLostMillypod (Chris) - Administrative Volunteer
Please Support:

Sorry to see that Willow has been stolen....hopefully we will find her soon...Have shared to Paw Helping dogs in need and I hope this nhelps.
Kym I rang you about the found one but its not lovely Willow as her head is different but if you follw this link you should be able to double check.

Its also Willow's Thunderclap link & I promise we will get her as well known as we can on the social media side.

I just saying again I am s sorry you have had to g through all this xx

Oh the found ones pic is in the comments but Willow has a shorter and wider face I think to edited: 2017-04-22 18:16:40 by Seeks
i asked about cctv too in my comments 2017-4-21 12.44 Lets hope so
I was just coming to ask if there was any CCTV cameras
Fingers crossed
Hi everyone, thanks for all ur help and support. Just to let u know the police are finally calling on Monday after tea to speak to Brad which is when I can then get the CRN. The post office who said they would look at cameras should have done so by now so will call and find out today. Also the junction are free to sit with me on Monday morning to rewind their cameras to see if their is anything which will be of use when police come later in the day. Will keep u posted and thanks again . Kym xxxxxxxx 🐶
DogLostBobble - Area Co-ordinator, Somerset & North Dorset
Shared to Staffie rescue. Good luck Willow, stay safe until we get you back.
If the dog was sold on then with all the shares someone somewhere will know it has a home
I pray this puppy goes into Blue soon
PLEASE keep sharing
I feel for the lad and his trauma but also the trauma of the puppy
I cannot repeat what I am feeling about these armpits right now
Armpits is to good a word to.
charlie and sooty
My comment deleted as just noticed that GillyP has already posted....Last edited: 2017-04-22 14:12:34 by charlie and sooty
charlie and sooty
Feel so sorry for this poor lad...Hope he is and will be ok.....Have shared t/c to lots of f/b sites to make her too hot. Hope Willow is found soon x
How is the poor lad
Silly question but cannot stop thinking about how he is feeling
DogLostSharon - Social Media Team
I have shared with DL FB Page, Twitter & Public. I hope Willow is safely back at home soon. X
Totally agree Patlucky
So glad Lisa P thanks
Still sharing and others sharing mine
I think every dog needs to be found but the this lad suffered so much trauma must be simply terrible
Fingers so crossed herLast edited: 2017-04-22 08:06:57 by Patlucky
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
Hi Patlucky, CJ is fully briefed & we are contact with owner. Thank you to everyone who is helping by sharing details, this is exactly what is needed x
Shared on FB..Needs to be shared on local radio shows..local News programme and Newspapers.. This baby needs to be made "TOO HOT TO HANDLE" ..Feel so sorry for her young owner being the victim of such a horrendous crime..Hope the Police are doing everything they can to locate the van and the scum driving it!..xx
DogLostMillypod (Chris) - Administrative Volunteer
Sharing Twitter.
Not as yet saying Stolen
sharing x
Thanks Patlucky
Still sharing
Fingers crossed

How disgusting. You are brave aren`t you; cowardly cretins. Keep making Willow "TOO HOT TO HANDLE" Posters posters, Fb. police obviously. ANY CCTV IN THE AREA, WHICH MAY HAVE PICKED UP A REGISTRATION NUMBER? All xd.

If anyone has any suspicions at all of where Willow is or maybe yopu have seen a dog matching Willow`s description, with people you think she does not belong to please contact Doglost. It will be treated in the strictest confidence.. Also how about a TV or radio appeals? Let us get Willow home. and get these morons prosecuted. Last edited: 2017-04-21 12:53:01 by janiejewel1649
Horrible thing to happen poor puppy, she could end up anywhere is she not chipped ?
This memory will haunt this lad and would haunt anyone
Please let this dog be made to hot to handle and get her home ASAPLast edited: 2017-04-21 11:28:02 by Patlucky
HelperdogtheftawarenessDog Theft Awareness North East
Shocking. Tears as I read this.
Shared to my friends, British Cockapoo Society and For Live of Doodles asking them all to share. Must make this puppy too hot to handle. X
What an horrific thing for the son to go through, I hope local social media is alive with this one and that the people who did this are soon caught, they are guilty of assault as well as dog theft. Last edited: 2017-04-21 08:45:54 by Skywalker99
Thanks shared in all the places I can find what a terrible thing to happen even worse to a young lad
Fingers crossed
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
Hi Patlucky, owner is sending CRN to us today & the status can then be changed to stolen x
Admin this dog was stolen from a young lads arm can you be of help please ie add dog as Stolen?
I hope and pray this pup is found. Your Son must be traumatised after that episode and I hope he soon gets Willow back. Xxx
DogLostGillyP - Administrator, Head Office
This is Willow. She was bought for my son. On Bank Holiday Monday at 6.15pm at the Bottom end of Ramsden Road (town end) at Hexthorpe my son was walking her on some grass on the bend next to the Eden Grove waste ground and behind the junction (previously a pub) close to the shops. A blue van with windows down each side which he seems to think was a Renault the size of a transit pulled up next to him , 2 Asian men got out and asked if they could buy her. When refused they pinned my son (16) up against the railing and pulled the pup by her collar (squealing) from his arms and slung her in the bk of the van before speeding off. As u can imagine we are devastated and are offering a substantial reward for information and her safe return home where she belongs. Thankyou and please share this if u will please.
DogLostGillyP - Administrator, Head Office
Region altered
should region be north east?
DogLostAlison - Administrator, Head Office & Area Co-ordinator, Lincolnshire
Alerts sent to helpers in DN19,DN31,DN34,DN39,DN40,DN41
Sue - onestopalldogs
Shared Facebook and Twitter
DogLostOwl- Area Co-ordinator, Sherwood Forest
Admin, according to the account on Facebook this pup was stolen by force when being walked. Kym, please would you email the Crime Reference Number to
DogLostSarah - Twitter Co-ordinator & Area Co-ordinator, Cambridgeshire
Tweeted @DogLostUK
DogLostSarah - Twitter Co-ordinator & Area Co-ordinator, Cambridgeshire
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