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Singer Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs who were robbed Wednesday night after an armed assailant shot the man who was walking the dogs in Los Angeles’ Hollywood neighborhood have been recovered.
According to US media confirmed, a woman took the animals to a police station. Apparently he would have found them on the street.
The authorities have not yet arrested the assailants who disappeararon with a semiautomatic pistol to Lady Gaga’s dog walker to steal her dogs.
The victim was taken to hospital and is recovering from his injuries.
Lady Gaga had offered a reward of US $ 500,000 for whoever returned his dogs, but it is unclear whether the woman who turned them over to the police will receive the money.
Lady Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta, is currently in Rome working on a new Ridley Scott film.
It is not an isolated incident
Peter Bowes, BBC News, Los Ádrool
It is not known if Lady Gaga’s pets were stolen due to their owner’s status or if it was a random or planned attack, due to the breed of dog involved.
And this is not the first incident involving French bulldogs. There have been several cases in the United States of violent thefts of these animals.
In January, a woman in San Francisco was attacked at gunpoint by three men who escaped with their five-month-old puppy.
French bulldogs are very popular and in high demand, but they are very difficult to breed. They require artificial insemination and the physical characteristics of the dog (a large head and shoulders) mean that puppies generally have to be removed from their mothers by cesarean section.
The price of a puppy can range from $ 2,000 to $ 10,000.
Lady Gaga is known to be extremely protective of her dogs, who accompanied her to the American Music Awards and her 2017 Super Bowl halftime show.
Miss Asia even has an Instragam account.
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