Kelowna Mounties investigate theft of killer dogs

Police have identified two suspects but no arrests have yet been made and the investigation is ongoing.

  • Mar. 20, 2015 1:00 p.m.

Police are investigating after two seized dogs were stolen from the Central Okanagan Regional District dog pound early Thursday morning.

The Kelowna RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter and theft at the dog pound, located at 890 Weddell Place,  March 19 at 7:05 a.m.

Video surveillance shows two individuals enter the facility earlier that morning, and leave with two dogs minutes later.

“Two goats were killed on a property in Joe Rich on Wednesday and late Wednesday our Dog Control Officers seized two dogs that had previously been declared aggressive, from another property in connection with the killing,” said Bruce Smith, Communications Officer for the Regional District. “Those dogs were stolen from the pound during the break-in.”

Police have identified two suspects but no arrests have yet been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP, Cst HUTT, at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.


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