Category Archives: pet trafficking

Scandal of Sedated Puppies with Umbilical Cords Still Attached Entering UK in Thousands

Dogs Trust is calling on the Government to take immediate action to address the illegal importation of puppies into Great Britain, after an undercover investigation discovered smugglers across Central and Eastern Europe continuing to abuse the system. The UK’s largest dog welfare charity is urging … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Buying From Puppy Farm Breeders

Last week was The Kennel Club’s Puppy Awareness Week, which aims to make sure that puppies live healthy, happy lives with suitable owners by spreading the ‘be puppy aware’ message. Andrew Bucher, Chief Veterinary Officer at MedicAnimal, a leading online … Continue reading

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New Campaign Launches Today To Target Cruel UK Puppy Trade

P – Parent – Is the puppy with its mum? U – Underage – Has the puppy reached the legal age for sale? P – Papers – Are all of the puppy’s papers available and in order? S – Sickness … Continue reading

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RSPCA Welcomes EU Resolution To End Illegal Trafficking Of Pets

The RSPCA has welcomed the European Parliament’s adoption of a resolution formally calling for action to tackle the growing illegal trade in pets. The Parliament (EP) is calling on the European Commission to take action to try to stop the … Continue reading

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