Category Archives: puppy farms

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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French Bulldog Most Desired ‘Designer Dog’ to Buy Online…

French bulldogs are the most searched-for breed for sale online, new figures released today by Gumtree and the RSPCA reveal. As new figures show there were more than 66,000 searches for the fashionable breed in just one month (February 2017) … Continue reading

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England’s Puppy-buying and Puppy Dealing Hotspots Revealed

The RSPCA today reveals that the underground puppy trade is booming with more calls than ever before from people reporting questionable breeders and dealers. The UK’s largest and oldest animal welfare charity is seeing a steady rise in the number … Continue reading

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Star-studded ‘Collars & Coats’ Ball Returns For Eighth Year

  Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s annual Collars & Coats Gala Ball, proudly supported by Vitabiotics SuperDog, returns for its eighth year on Thursday 3rd November 2016. Taking place at Evolution, an exclusive venue set in the grounds of Battersea … 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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Tragedy Of Sickly Dogs As Online Puppy Trade Soars

Half of puppies bought online without being seen by their new owners first are falling sick, as almost half of people (45 per cent) suspect their pup could have come from a puppy farm. People opting to buy puppies online … Continue reading

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