Three Yorkshire Terrier puppies were stolen Friday from their home in Buena Park.
Someone smashed the living room window at the house of owner Linda Bush, and tore the seven week old dogs away from their nursing mother.
Bush says the thieves left three other adult dogs, but made off with television sets, jewelry, cameras and the pure bred puppies, who are worth up to $2,500 each.
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Even more heartbreaking, the thieves stole an eight year old dog named Stacy. The thieves may have thought that she also was a valuable puppy because she weighed just two pounds due to an illness.
"If she's not taken care of properly, I don't think she'll live more than two or three days," according to Bush.
Bush hopes the thieves will at least drop off Stacy in a safe location, and she's pleading with people not to buy any puppies without official paperwork from a breeder.
There is a $2,500 reward. People with information about the burglary are asked to call the Buena Park Police Department at 714-562-3901.