POLICE are appealing to members of the public to make two stolen dogs "too hot to handle".

The Springer Spaniel bitches have been taken from North Cheriton, Templecombe.

Both animal are liver and white in colour.

Avon and Somerset Police's rural affairs unit is asking anyone with information about the thefts to call police on 101 quoting reference 5221128731.

A force spokesperson said: "Let's get these dogs back to their owners."