Category Archives: pet trafficking

Animal Welfare Organisations Unite to Protect the Public from Dodgy Pet Sellers

1,000 new adverts for pets appear online every day in the U 37% of people admit to doing no research before purchase Over 10% of people reported their pet became unwell after purchase, and nearly 20% had to pay unexpected … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Welfare, Dogs, pet trafficking, puppy farms | Tagged | Leave a comment

Breaking News: Undercover Investigation Reveals Magnitude of Evil Puppy Smuggling Trade

The UK’s largest dog welfare charity is calling on the government to take urgent action to stop the illegal importation of puppies into the UK as Brexit approaches. This follows an undercover investigation, which exposes the magnitude and ease of … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Welfare, dognapping, Dogs, dogs, pet trafficking, Pets, puppy farms | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Gumtree Clamps Down on Unscrupulous Pet Trading

Gumtree has today announced the introduction of a compulsory paywall in its Pets category, in a bid to deter unscrupulous operators from misusing the platform and discourage the ‘casual’ trading of animals online. From today, anyone wishing to post an … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Welfare, Cats, Dogs, dogs, pet trafficking, Pets, puppy farms | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Animal Welfare, dogs, health, pet trafficking, puppy farms, rescue | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Animal Welfare, Dogs, dogs, health, pet trafficking, puppy farms | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Animal Welfare, Dogs, health, pet trafficking, Pets, puppy farms | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Animal Welfare, Cats, Charity, Dogs, pet trafficking, Pets | Tagged , | Leave a comment