These are the top 10 most stolen dog breeds in Leeds, according to new data

These are the top 10 most stolen dog breeds in Leeds, according to new data.

These are the top 10 most stolen dog breeds in Leeds, according to new data

More than 250 dogs have been stolen in Leeds in two years - and 96% of them were never found again according to information revealed in a Freedom of Information Act request made to West Yorkshire Police.

These are the dog breeds that have been recorded as stolen the most between January 2017 and December 2018. All photos are file pictures not pictures of the stolen dogs.

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26 Staffordshire Bull Terriers were recorded as stolen.
19 French Bulldogs were recorded as stolen.
Eight chihuahuas were recorded as stolen.
Five American Bulldogs were recorded as stolen.
Four Jack Russels were recorded as stolen.
Four Yorkshire Terriers were recorded as stolen.
Three British Bulldogs were recorded as stolen.
Three pugs were recorded as stolen.
Two Cocker Spaniels were recorded as stolen.
Two springer spaniels were recorded as stolen.