The founder of Krav Maga Defence Tactics has explained how dog walkers can protect their pets from the rising threat of dognapping.
There has been a sharp rise over the last twelve months of 'dognapping' being reported, as well as demand for dogs.
During the first lockdown The Kennel Club reported a 168% increase in people searching for puppies for sale on its website, compared to the same period in 2019.
In a video, Willen martial arts instructor Sanjeev Mehta provides some helpful tips to prevent dogs from being taken.
These include how a lead could be held, how to defend yourself and how to keep the dog safe.
You can find out more by watching Sanjeev's instructional video by clicking here.
You can also find out more about his Martial Arts classes by clicking here.