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Uber licence: Statement from Andrew Boff AM

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Sep
29

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Sick Puppy

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in CampaignsshareShare
Sep
28

Dog-trafficking in London: New report exposes loophole allowing thousands of poorly-bred puppies to be imported from Europe

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Sep
28

  • Traffickers mass-importing sick young dogs for commercial sale
  • One seller linked to 834 dog ads over 24-month period with potential income of £1.3million
  • Most dogs trafficked from central and eastern Europe
  • Vets in Lithuania and Hungary admit falsifying information on pet passports
  • Puppies often bred in unhygienic conditions and carry hidden diseases
  • Owners tricked into buying sick dogs that later have to be put down

Thousands of sick and poorly-bred puppies are being imported into London from Europe by dog traffickers exploiting a loophole in the law, a new report has found.

‘Sick Puppy’, by London Assembly member Steve O’Connell, exposes the shocking extent of the lucrative hidden trade operating in the capital.

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