Herding puppies stolen from owner near Dotson Family Marsh

A photo of one of two herding puppies stolen from a working herder near Dodson Family Marsh on July 8, 2019. (Photo: East Bay Regional Park District Police Department)

Two herding dog puppies were stolen from their owner earlier this month near the Dotson Family Marsh in Point Pinole Regional Park, according to the East Bay Regional Park District Police Department.

The puppies “are working dogs the herder relies on for his livelihood,” police said.

The theft of the black and white Border Collies, about 5-8 weeks old, occurred on July 8 between 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., according to a police statement. Further details about the theft weren’t immediately known.

Anyone with information about the theft or the whereabouts of the puppies is asked to contact the East Bay Regional Park District Police Department at 510-881-1121 (emergency) or 510-881-1833 (non-emergency).