A few weeks ago we reposted a story regarding a Husky that was stolen in the Fort Greene area of Brooklyn. In case you haven’t heard, Laika’s family found her. For the full story, check out the GoneLaikaGone blog.
The lesson here? Don’t leave your dog outside of a store, even for just a brief moment. They can be stolen in a second. I’ve always been extra cautious about that with Lucy because she’s a pit bull vulnerable to theft. When we lived in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan, people used to stop us and ask, “Is that a pit? Can she have babies?” What kind of a question is that?!