From local media:

According to Uppsala Nya tidning, a local newspaper in Sweden, a beagle dog has been stolen from an animal
experimental lab on sunday 21st september near Almunge, east of Uppsala.

An employee trying to stop the theft of the dog was sprayed in the face with something that is believed to be pepper spray.

The "thieves" then dissapeared in a (car) with a dog cage in it. Several police patrols were looking for the thieves which are believed to be animal rights activists.

But both the activists and the dog has not been found on sunday evening and have disapeared without a trace."