Stolen: Chocolate Cocker Spaniel Female

  • Dog ID 158824
  • Status Stolen
  • Registered 30 Jul 2020
  • Gender & Breed Female Cocker Spaniel
  • Age Adult
  • Colour Chocolate
  • Marks & Scars Few white hairs on the chest
  • Tagged Unknown
  • Microchipped Yes
  • Tattooed Unknown
  • Investigating Force North Yorkshire Police
  • Date Lost 28 Jul 2020
  • Where Lost Allen Grove, Stokesley
  • Lost In Region North East
  • Lost In Post Area EVERYWHERE
  • Date Reunited
  • Other Info Stolen from her back garden at 11.45pm on Tuesday 28th July 2020. There is currently an active Police investigation into the theft of Lassie & Police are investigating. Lassie is MICROCHIPPED with a STOLEN alert on her record, she was clipped roughly 3 weeks before she was stolen and is legally docked
  • Phone 1 07394 728096
  • Phone 2
  • Listed By Hollyrhianwilkinson
  • Views 11333
  • Alerts Sent 144


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Holly, is anyone helping you re the cctcv footage? I see from your FB posts that the police have released the footage and you are now able to share it. Any chance it can be enhanced? See if you can encourage your local press or tv to run a feature on Lassie's abduction. Pester anyone and everyone until they do help. Hope you get some positive news soon.
LisaP, is there anything else that can be done at the moment? Joanx
Holly, there were some more dogs seized by Bedforshire police on 7?october I think....12 dogs were seized when police executed a warrant following the arrest of 2 men and a woman in connection with a burglary in Wilden last month. Two of the seized dogs had been stolen from Wilden, ( another dog from Wilden was found straying 100 miles away) but police are trying to find rightful owners of the others. No details of breeds etc, but police FB group suggests people contact them via 101 and quote 40/49974/20 for information. Joanx
Thank you both Heather & Joan. Sadly Lassie wasn’t there. Lassie is dark in colour, this one is more of a sandy colour but thank you both so much for looking for Lassie. We really appreciate it. X
Just to add to Heather's post, 9 dogs have been seized by the gardai in Waterford, thought to be stolen. They include spaniels, terrier, labrador. Vehicle was Volkswagen people carrier with uk plates. Driver arrested. Gardai trying to trace owners of the dogs. Joanx
Have you seen the posting of a Cocker on lost missing found spaniels nationwide uk? Found in a car in Ireland
Today marks two months since Thomas went into his garden and found his beloved Lassie was missing.

Lassie was dragged out of her kennel by her back legs. She was heard screaming & crying in pain & fear. She was then carried down the street to a waiting car, she was bundled into said car and then was driven away.

Thomas & Lassie don’t deserve this. They have done nothing wrong, they are innocent. If you had any sense of humility, loyalty & honesty about you then you’d let Lassie come home.

Please, just do the right thing. We will never give up so if you think by staying silent you will wear us down, you’re wrong. We will keep going until we find Lassie.
What these thieves did was cruel & heartless
If you’re protecting them remember what they did to LASSIE, THEY CARRIED HER BY HER BACK LEGS - she’ll be terrified
TAKEN FROM HER GARDEN APPROX 11.45pm 28/7/20 #stokesley #TS9 edited: 2020-09-24 05:02:01 by Hollyrhianwilkinson

Lassie is a female 6 year old chocolate cocker spaniel who was stolen out of her pen and TIPPED UPSIDE DOWN by her back legs as she was being carried to a waiting vehicle. Lassie is a very much missed family pet, you are waking up this morning and making your breakfast, spare a thought for Thomas Calvert who is her again waking up without Lassie and she is yet again missing out on another breakfast with her family

Someone knows where she is, without a doubt & we will find out who they are & what they know. If you think that we’re not going to find out who you are then you are sadly mistaken. As we will find you and we will find Lassie.

#dobinsdogthief #stolenlassie #FernsLaw #PetTheftReform #TeamLassie #findstolenlassie #cockerspanielLast edited: 2020-09-19 07:43:09 by Hollyrhianwilkinson
Thank you all the same xx
No. Lassie is a female.
Could this be Lassie? Fingers crossed? X
Lassie isn’t there. X
presume the police had the full list of 49 dogs recovered and not just the 17 recovered initially? JoanxLast edited: 2020-09-13 21:27:27 by Joan
Thanks Rosemary. None of those dogs were Lassie.
Please keep sharing Lassie’s poster around the country we have a few bits of information but I cannot post it on here as we are in the hands of the police still, please keep sharing.
I can confirm that we have made enquiries and neither of the chocolate cocker spaniels recovered are Lassie. Thank you though. Please keep looking for her. She’s out there somewhere.
Thank you. We are following this up.
Following the recent police operation in Orpington, 17 dogs have been found & confirmed or suspected to be stolen, - look on fb page for Croydon Police or Call 101 @MetCC and quote Op Medusa - there’s one on there that looks like your one
If you use Twitter then an account has been set up for her. Just search @LassieStolen

Thank you
Thank you Veronica but that’s not Lassie. Everyone please keep sharing and printing posters off If you’re able to.

Just a few pointers. Lassie was clipped roughly about three weeks before she was stolen and she’s got an unusual “quiff” on top of her head too.

We you to keep looking, keep sharing & keep talking about Lassie in order to make her too hot to handle.

Thank you

#TeamLassie Last edited: 2020-09-18 12:30:31 by Hollyrhianwilkinson
It has been a #month since Lassie was taken away from her owners. Please share he needs her home were she belongs with him. Please you if you have rehomed
a cocker spaniel like the one in pictures please get her checked. She is #microchipped with a #STOLEN alert on her record. Lassie is friendly would go to anyone. He feels lost with out her and is worried about where she is. #stolenchocolatecockerlassie #ifyouknowsomethingsaysomething #missingspaniels #dogtheftpandemic #dogtheft #dogtheftawareness #dogtheftawarenessnortheast #dogtheftawarenessnorthyorkshire #stokesley #northyorkshire
Please can you put a national alert out for her.
New Facebook group for Lassie

Don’t forget we also have a Twitter storm for Lassie taking place tonight between 8-9pm
Twitterstorm link #StolenChocCocker
MONDAY 8/9pm 24/8/20
I’ve got someone setting a Twitter storm off tomorrow for our girl
I’ve also started off an instagram page for Our Girl. If you use Instagram then please follow. Search stolenchocolatecocker. Thank you πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»
Our girl was stolen from her garden in #Stokesley in #NorthYorkshire overnight on Tuesday 38/07/2020. She is #microchipped with a #STOLEN alert on here microchip. So far @northyorkshirepolice have been no help whatsoever and they won’t allow the owner to release the #CCTV footage from the night of theft. Also a #999 call was made as the theft was witnessed and the police didn’t even show up until two hours after the dog was stolen!!!!!This is so wrong. Please share. Link in bio. #fernslaw #tukslaw #scanme #haveyoufoundme #haveyouboughtme #missingspaniels #stolenspaniel #policehavefailedourgirl #linkinbio #pettheftreform #pettheftawareness #pettheftawareness #sowrong #policefailure #ireland #scotland #wales #northernireland #pleaseshare

North Yorkshire have failed our girl!!!
Teesside Live are running a story on Our Girl.
As advised by Lisa. I have now set up a Facebook page for this beautiful girl. Please like and share this page
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
Thank you Holly, I have emailed you, great efforts & good information passed to Police, you are exactly right to keep the information private as it's important that the thief and/or person with this lovely girl isn't alerted before the Police have chance to look into everything. People can still help by sharing her poster online or printing to ensure that everyone is looking for her x
Have emailed a few updates to Lisa. I won’t post too much on here as the police are still investigating and trying to pick up a trail so if it’s quiet on here then I do apologise. We are being proactive we just can’t say a lot.
I have.
DogLostReynard - Area Volunteer, Wiltshire
Hollyrhianwilkinson Have you contacted Police Liaison @
Please keep sharing Last edited: 2020-08-09 11:48:36 by Hollyrhianwilkinson
Owner has just rung me in a right state. He’s just had a “crank call” from some clown who’s told him that the dogs dead and it was found at the side of the road.
Reported to Maxi’s Mates Animal Rescue Centre just in case she turns up there. Will also inform SARA & RSPCA at Great Ayton
Also reported to Hambleton District Council Dog Warden
Has just been shared on the Teesside Connected Facebook page
Thank you Sharon x
DogLostSharon - Social Media Team
Updated her post on our National Group x
Microchip details sent x
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
Thank you Holly for all of your help. NYP are reviewing CCTV footage from the area of vehicle used & alleged thief, CRN issued, status changed to stolen & CRN detail added x
Have also warned the owner about crank calls & chancers that try and get money out of desperate dog owners.
Thanks everyone. The owner is lost without her.
DogLostMillypod (Chris) - Administrative Volunteer
Sharing Twitter.
Shared to Lost and Found Pets UK and to Sky's Angels on FB
DogLostSharon - Social Media Team
Details shared to Facebook Group X
DogLostLisa P - Regional Co-ordinator, Central
Thank you Holly for your information x
Chip company aware she’s been stolen and have put a high alert out.
CRN has been sent to Dog Lost Admin Team
Dog has been stolen. North Yorkshire Police are investigating and are going to get a statement from the owner today. Awaiting a CRN so I can email it to you when I get it from the owner. The owner is absolutely distraught

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