The kidnapping of Girl Gaga‘s canines and the taking pictures of her canine walker has put Hollywood canine walkers on excessive alert … they’re seeking to shield themselves and the pets they take care of with some vital firepower.
We contacted a bunch of canine strolling corporations within the Hollywood space — the place the taking pictures/abduction went down — and in accordance to some corporations, they’re rising safety — altering their dog-walking schedules to forestall a repeat of what occurred Wednesday evening.
Anna-Marie Arredondo, proprietor of Glad Coronary heart Pet Care in WeHo, tells TMZ … she’s seeking to get a hid carry allow, STAT. If she’s profitable — which is extremely tough to acquire in California — she plans on packing warmth on her walks.
She’s additionally wanting into taking jiu-jitsu lessons so she will shield herself and the pets. What’s extra … all nighttime walks will solely go down in well-lit, highly-trafficked areas. She says if it is too darkish or sketchy … she’ll haul the canines in her automobile and drive to a safer spot.
Renee Lutz, proprietor of Fetch! Pet Care within the Hollywood Hills, tells TMZ … she’ll give all 38 of her canine walkers pepper spray and flashlights. She’s additionally 86ing nighttime walks.
Alyssa and Saul, house owners of Troop Canine in Griffith Park, inform TMZ … they, too, are not doing nighttime walks … for the foreseeable future, they will limiting walks to mornings and afternoons. They’re additionally wanting into buying physique cams, like GoPros, so cameras are rolling ought to any would-be thieves wish to get handsy.
All of the house owners we spoke to mentioned they will proceed to stroll French Bulldogs … a coveted breed. TMZ broke the story … Girl Gaga’s canine walker, Ryan Fischer, was shot Wednesday evening in Hollywood after 2 males bought out of a white sedan and kidnapped 2 of her French bulldogs, Koji and Gustav.
There have been no arrests but and LG’s provided a $500ok reward for the return of her canines.