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Authorities plan three-day rabies vaccination campaign after case confirmed in Strand

Western Cape Veterinary Services have received lab results confirming rabies in a dog in Strand, outside Cape Town. The confirmed case of rabies was discovered in a dog in Strand earlier this week It is understood the dog was euthanized There have been sporadic cases of rabies in the Strand area since October last year […]

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Cotten’s Sunset Kennels Trains Shelter Dogs to Improve Chances of Adoption | News

TWP VICTORY. “Luke has been waiting for almost a year for a place where he can call home. Until he finds one, he has a place at the Sunset Kennels in Cotten. The affectionate and energetic mixed-breed dog is one of many in the area in need of homes, and kennel owners John and Allison […]

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Gardiner Passes Kennel Law Banning Commercial Dog Breeding

A A year after imposing a moratorium on reviewing permit applications to establish kennels, the city of Gardiner has finally passed its new kennel law. At its February 8 meeting, the city council voted unanimously to close the public hearing on the new local law, issue a negative statement on its environmental assessment form, and […]

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Medical research dog breeding facility blames COVID-19 for dozens of disturbing animal welfare violations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – Envigo, Cumberland County’s troubled dog breeding and research facility blames COVID-19 for its multiple animal welfare violations. Their response comes as Virginia lawmakers pursue bills to crack down on Envigo. Eight of the 11 bills aimed at strengthening the supervision of the establishment are progressing through the General Assembly. Speaking […]

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Man who illegally ran dog breeding business for 16 months obtains dog breeding license

A man who was taken to court by Plymouth City Council for illegally breeding dogs – which cost him his profits – has revealed that the council has now granted him a dog breeding license. In March, Plymouth City Council sought to ban Michael Dawson, 49, from selling dogs or being in a business that […]

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Trade standards Illegal dog breeding investigation leads to seizure and disposal of large numbers of dogs

The dogs are currently being relocated A seven-month investigation by the Trading Standards Wales regional investigation team resulted in a multi-agency operation undertaken last week. The operation saw 15 dogs seized due to serious injury or suffering in the conditions in which they were found, as well as nearly 200 dogs surrendered by an alleged […]

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Sheridan Smith’s BBC dog grooming show Pooch Perfect deleted after just one round

Pooch Perfect was canceled after its first series due to outrage and concerns for the safety and welfare of the animals. The BBC reality show, hosted by Sheridan Smith, which saw Britain’s hairiest dogs get a makeover in search of Britain’s best dog groomer, has been deleted after caused an uproar. The backlash is the […]

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Man and woman arrested following investigation into illegal dog breeding

A Darlington man and woman have been arrested following an investigation into the illegal breeding of dogs. The two suspects were arrested in the Firthmoor area of ​​Darlington last week on suspicion of money laundering, unlicensed breeding and false representation fraud. They were questioned by officers and have since been released under investigation to allow […]

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Two people arrested in Darlington following illegal dog breeding investigation

TWO people have been arrested following an investigation into illegal dog breeding in County Durham and Darlington. A man and woman were arrested last week in the Firthmoor area of ​​Darlington on suspicion of money laundering, unlicensed breeding and false representation fraud. Both men were questioned and released under investigation to allow further investigation. The […]

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Thane: Weak and Sick Purebred Dogs Rescued from Pet Boarding in Kalyan | Thane news

THANE: Following a denunciation by a concerned citizen and a complaint filed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, Thane Rural Police in Padgha and PETA India seized three weak and hungry female dogs – a Doberman Pinscher , a Rottweiler and a Boxer – from an illegal ‘pet’ boarding house in […]

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Animal Care Council to Act Against Illegal Dog Breeding

Dog breeders in the city will have to register with the State Animal Welfare Board or face action in the coming days. Principal Secretary, Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Arvind Kumar gave instructions to officials to ensure that the activities of dog breeders comply with the rules stipulated by the Law on the Prevention of […]

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Plans for controversial dog breeding business near Burton abandoned

Plans for a controversial dog breeding business near Burton have been scrapped. New jobs were to be created if a building permit was granted to transform a stable block in a rural road between Barton under Needwood and Yoxall into kennels and farrowing shed. However, they encountered stiff opposition from many StaffordshireLive readers, who took […]

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Is Dog Breeding Out Of Control In Wellesley Township?

Lawyers say there is a lack of oversight, but officials say inspections are underway Tensions are high in Wellesley Township, with animal rights activists and activists calling on the council to increase inspections. The activist group Wellesley Against Puppy Mills (WAPM) made several demands from the council listed in an online petition with more than […]

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Raising the Bar for Compassionate Dog Breeding

By Brian Fitzpatrick and Sara Amundson | Erie Times-News Breeding dogs in high volume, sterile, dirty and dangerous puppy mills is a heartbreak for all who love and care for animals. Fortunately, there is something we can do. The neglect and abuse of tens of thousands of breeding mothers and their puppies at these facilities […]

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Large dog farm in Northland closes after SPCA investigation

The SPCA has taken care of more than 100 dogs and puppies from a suspected puppy mill near Dargaville which has now closed. Photo / provided More than 100 dogs and puppies at an alleged Northland puppy farm have been turned over to the SPCA and the operation was shut down following a lengthy investigation. […]

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Murray River Council Approves Application to Breed Moama Dogs

A CONTROVERSED dog breeding facility has been approved by the Murray River Council despite backlash nationwide. Dog breeder Ashley Fenn applied to the MRC for development earlier this year for a facility on Thyra Rd, Moama, which can accommodate a maximum of 200 dogs and 120 puppies. The plans were criticized by animal rights activists […]

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Activists call for state regulation of pet boarding companies

Legislation is being proposed in Massachusetts to regulate dog boarding schools and pet day care businesses. Amy Baxter turns tragedy into action. Last fall, her seven-month-old Labradoodle “Ollie” died after being mutilated by five dogs at a pet day care center in East Longmeadow. Trying to piece together what exactly happened, Baxter said she discovered […]

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Airport pet boarding to reopen with new owner

Immediate boarding, a full-service pet care center located five minutes from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will reopen on Monday February 15 under a new owner. The facility closed in mid-July 2020 due to a drop in the number of air travelers induced by the pandemic. Adam Jennings bought the business from the Animal Humane Society […]

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There are only two registered pet boarding houses in Malta, and that’s a problem

While pet sitting is a useful service for pet owners, just be aware that there are only two registered pet boarding houses on the island. These boarding schools are the Tat-Targa and Niveksu kennels. Anyone else who offers a boarding service does so without a license. On the other hand, Malta has dozens of pet […]

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BBC changes title of documentary on dog breeding following backlash, online petitions

The BBC has pledged to change the working title of its upcoming documentary on dog breeding, following backlash and an online petition. The program, which was titled “Will My Puppies Make Me Rich?” is set to follow young dog breeders in the north of England “as they set out to build reputable businesses during the […]

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‘Ethics’ of dog breeding | Daily Express Online

Breeding DOGS is seen by many as unethical and irresponsible, but like any business, some people have good intentions, others have bad intentions. There are a lot of dogs in shelters and rescues in Sabah and herding dogs mean “buyers” will not adopt dogs from shelters. There are a lot of animals in our local […]

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Llandysul couple lose appeal after Ceredigion board denies dog breeding license

A LLANDYSUL couple lost their appeal against a refusal by the departmental council of Ceredigion to renew their dog breeding license. The appeal of David and Eleri Jones, of Penwern, Capel Dewi, Llandysul, was dismissed by the Swansea Magistrates’ Court on October 16. The appeal followed a two-day hearing held at the Aberystwyth Justice Center […]

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Fury as controversial dog breeding farm learns it can keep operating

Angry neighbors have lost their fight to close dog kennels that have allegedly been “illegally built” near their homes. Those who live near Smithy Farm are concerned about noise caused by barking dogs and pollution, as well as road safety concerns. However, after the owners’ plans were changed, the highway bosses said they were no […]

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COVID-19: Pet boarding schools in Chennai step in to take care of animals

With the number of cases on the rise in the city, animal lovers and pet boarding schools are now stepping in to ensure that pets are not overlooked during this crisis. What happens to pets when a family tests positive for COVID-19? With the number of COVID-19 cases on the rise in the city, animal […]

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Unlicensed Pet Stores and Dog Breeding Centers to Close in Maharashtra After Lockdown | Bombay News

Pet stores, dog breeding centers and marketing centers without a valid license in Maharashtra will not be allowed to remain open after the lockdown. The National Livestock Department issued guidelines to all district collectors, released on Friday, to ensure these centers must re-apply for registration with the Maharashtra State Animal Welfare Board (SAWB) at the […]

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Dog breeding establishments | District Tender Council

Anyone who breeds dogs for sale is required to hold a license issued by the local authority under the Animal Care (Licenses for Activities Involving Animals) Regulations 2018 (England). The regulations provide for the inspection of the premises in which the dogs are raised and set conditions which must be observed. Breeding bitches are included […]

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Blaenau Gwent dog breeding kennels objected to 21,000 moving forward after council decision overturned by town planning inspector

A DECISION to reject dog breeding kennel projects in Ebbw Vale – which more than 20,000 opposed – has been overturned by a town planning inspector and now appears ready to move forward. A petition against plans to convert a former stable into 30 kennels at Star Fields in Mountain Road was signed by 21,430 […]

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Western Australia to ban illegal dog breeding

WA Premier Mark McGowan has suggested legislation to ban the purchase of puppies from pet stores and to ban the activities of illegal breeders. Gone are the days of wandering around Westfield, distracted by miserable puppies scratching glass and hiding under shredded paper. New laws are being proposed in Western Australia to end the illegal […]

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Carmarthenshire to introduce new dog breeding standards

NEW dog breeding standards and stricter licensing requirements are being developed in Carmarthenshire to help regulate the growing industry. The council is also promoting an approved breeder program and would like the public’s assistance in reporting unauthorized trade selections. A report presented to the council’s environmental and public protection review committee said organized crime was […]

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Council defends record of fight against illegal dog breeding and puppy breeding

New dog breeding standards and stricter licensing conditions are being developed in Carmarthenshire to help regulate the growing industry. The board is also promoting an approved breeder program and would like the public’s assistance in reporting unauthorized trade selections. A report presented to the council’s environmental and public protection review committee said organized crime was […]

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Australian dog breeding crisis: welfare expert warns of dangerous increase in ‘puppy breeding’

Dogs on commercial puppy farms are suffering in horrific conditions as their owners get richer, an animal welfare expert has warned. RSPCA Queensland Chief Inspector Daniel Young made worrying assessment of dog breeding activity in Australia after 78 dogs were seized in “intensive breeding operation” outside Brisbane this week. Inspectors for the charity found puppies […]

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RSPCA study highlights depth of bad dog breeding practices in UK

The root cause of the puppy breeding problem is the huge demand for puppies of certain breeds, an RSPCA report has revealed. The demand for puppies – especially for popular “design” breeds – significantly exceeds the number of puppies released to the market through legitimate and responsible sources, such as reputable breeders and rescue centers. […]

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Advocates work to stop breeding dogs for medical tests

Area animal advocates are calling for change after news of a possible dog breeding in the Spring Green area was announced. NBC15 News has received calls, emails and social media posts from viewers concerned about the installation. Our teams worked to find out what exactly dog ​​breeding involves and how the area could be affected. […]

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PuppySpot and American Humane Collaborate to Strengthen National Dog Breeding Standards

HOLLYWOOD, Florida, April 3, 2019 / PRNewswire / – PuppySpot, the leading marketplace helping dog lovers find puppies from selected and verified breeders nationwide, today announced a collaboration with cruelty-free american, the country’s first national humanitarian organization to raise standards and help establish industry-wide accountability for ethical practices among responsible ranchers. PuppySpot, as part of […]

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AVA to review regulations for pet boarding companies

SINGAPORE: The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) intends to review the regulation of pet boarding companies, said senior parliamentary secretary of the Department of National Development (MDN) Sun Xueling on Wednesday the 13th. February. This will be part of a “holistic review” of the regulatory approach for the pet industry, she added. “AVA […]

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The BBMP will soon put in place rules to regulate dog breeding centers

Rules to regulate dog breeding centers are expected to be implemented soon by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). The move comes after rescue centers sounded the alarm about the growing number of expensive dog breeds being abandoned by breeders and their owners if they are unable to reproduce or if they get old or […]

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The Reality of Dog Breeding in Bengaluru: Why the State and BBMP Need to Act Now

When Helen was found abandoned on the street. Photo: Bismi Anil Helen was a female dog who produced many Labrador puppies – a puppy mill mother – who was ultimately abandoned by her breeders on the streets when she couldn’t take it anymore. Blind, deaf, malnourished, she was rescued and adopted by animal rights activist […]

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Illegal dog breeding is as bad as drug trafficking, says Irish animal welfare group

Suzie Carley Executive Director of the Dogs Trust in Dublin. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire Designer dogs can sell for upwards of $36,000 each, as underground breeders cash in on trendy breeds made popular by celebrities and TV shows. Animal activists say they have seen a huge increase in the number of dogs advertised online each […]

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The owner of a shady Platinium Dogs Club pet boarding house has been arrested; the search for the missing dog continues

There is cause for celebration for dog owners who have claimed their pets were abused while staying at a shady pet hotel – the operator of the Platinium Dogs Club has been arrested. This was confirmed yesterday by Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs and National Development Sun Xueling, who also said several clients of […]

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Pet boarding school regulations a ‘gray area’, say operators

SINGAPORE: Alleged abuse at the Platinium Dogs Club pet boarding center has called into question the way these facilities are regulated in Singapore, with some operators calling for clearer guidelines. The Platinium Dogs Club at 7 Galistan Avenue was raided by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) on Saturday, December 29 following several complaints that […]

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Profits from illegal dog breeding ‘akin to drug trafficking’

Profits from illegal dog breeding in Ireland are “akin to drug trafficking”, it has been claimed. Esigner dogs can sell for upwards of $36,000 each, as underground breeders cash in on trendy breeds made popular by celebrities and TV shows. Animal activists say they have seen a huge increase in the number of dogs advertised […]

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Profits from illegal dog breeding in Ireland are similar to ‘drug trafficking’

Profits from illegal dog breeding in Ireland are “akin to the drug trade”, it has been claimed. Designer dogs can sell for over £ 36,000 each, as street breeders take advantage of the fashionable breeds made popular by celebrities and TV shows. Animal activists say they have seen a huge increase in the number of […]

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AVA Investigates Platinium Dogs Club Pet Boarding After Complaints of Suspected Pet Mistreatment

A pet boarding house based on a Bukit Panjang land estate was raided by authorities on Saturday (December 29th) following complaints from owners that their pets were mistreated while in the care of the establishment. After being alerted to at least two incidents last week, the Singapore Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) provided Stomp with […]

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AVA investigates Platinium Dogs Club pet boarding service after allegations of pet abuse, Singapore News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – A pet boarding house based in a house in Bukit Panjang was raided by authorities on Saturday (December 29th) following complaints that animals in its care were mistreated. It is understood that the raid on Galistan Avenue was carried out by the Singapore Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA), police and the Society for […]

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PETA files new plea with SC demanding the closure of the TN dog breeding unit

The Indian People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Monday presenting new evidence of dog cruelty to the Tamil Nadu Animal Husbandry Dog Breeding Unit, Dairy and Fisheries Department ( DBU) in Saidapet, Chennai. The affidavit claimed that the dogs were imprisoned and deprived of exercise […]

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It’s unanimous: Council supports dog breeding in Fosters Valley | western avocado

news, local news, favors the valley, john grima, puppy farm, breeding facility, defender of the west, news, bathurst BATHURST Regional Council voted unanimously to approve plans to build an $841,000 dog breeding facility in Fosters Valley. Pet Industry Association board member John Grima will build the facility about 20 kilometers south of Bathurst to supply […]

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Animal Justice Party Opposes Bathurst Dog Breeding | Western lawyer

news, local news, bathurst paper, bathurst newspaper, western lawyer, puppy, factory, bathurst, farm, development The proposed dog breed facility on the outskirts of Bathurst has been labeled as nothing more than a puppy mill by the Animal Justice Party (AJP). Sydney man John Grima hopes to build an $ 841,000 ranching facility at 1557 Rockley […]

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Animal welfare activists attack dog breeding project

The RSPCA describe a puppy farm as “an intensive dog breeding facility which is operated under inadequate conditions which do not meet the behavioral, social and / or psychological needs of dogs”. John Grima’s proposal to develop a dog breeding facility to provide poodle crosses for his Kellyville Pets store has drawn opposition from residents […]

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dog breeding establishment receives no public support on the discussion forum | Western lawyer

news, local news, dog breeding facility, john grima, Rockley Valley Park, bathurst PLANS for a dog breeding facility in Fosters Valley drew criticism during the Bathurst Regional Council discussion forum on Wednesday. The forum invited members of the public to comment on the proposal before councilors vote on whether or not to approve the development […]

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LETTER: Proposed Dog Breeding Establishment To Set New Benchmark | Western lawyer

As Western Advocate readers may be aware, a development application for a new dog breeding facility was recently submitted to the Bathurst Regional Council. Having worked in the pet industry for 34 years, I am well aware of the genuine concern people have for animal welfare. It is this bond with animals and the concern […]

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Vulcan closes dog breeding app

Breadcrumb Links Local News Publication date : August 17, 2017 • August 17, 2017 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Ty Marshall before an appeal board. (Stephen Tipper) Content of the article VULCAN — An appeals board upheld the Vulcan County Planning Commission’s June 21 decision to deny a man accused of animal […]

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Be sure to keep these 10 new dog breeding rules in mind!

Dog animal husbandry has become a multi-crore industry, involving thousands of breeders and pet shops. Like any business of this magnitude, safeguards must be in place to ensure transparency. If your four-legged friend is from one of India’s many unlicensed breeders, it’s quite possible that he’s the product of intensive and potentially inhumane breeding practices. […]

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Vulcan County request to breed dogs denied for man charged by SPCA

A dog breeder who is fighting charges of leaving animals in distress has been denied a license application from Vulcan County to establish a new dog breeding and selling operation in the south community of Alberta. In April, 131 dogs, 62 rabbits, eight cats and three turtles were seized by the Alberta SPCA from the […]

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Dog breeding unit survives closure as Supreme Court suspends High Court order | Chennai News

CHENNAI: The country’s only public facility to breed native dog varieties – the Dog Breeding Unit (DBU) – has survived an impending closure as the Supreme Court stayed a December 14, 2016 order of the senior Madras court ordering him to close up shop in two months. The First Bench of Judge JS Kehar and […]

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Commercial Dog Breeding in Missouri: Part 3 – What You Need to Know as a Consumer New

COLOMBIA – Missouri animal welfare inspection reports can read like a horror story. Take the case of this rancher who ran a commercial facility in Lawrence County: The defendant provided their dogs with dirty, muddy and non-potable water. The accused did not equip his homes with sewage or water drainage systems, so a 3-week-old American […]

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Couple faces $ 42,000 bill for unlicensed pet shop and dog breeding, Pet Trade News & Events from Pet Business World UK

by Christopher Dyer A husband and wife team who have pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed pet shop and breeding facility have been ordered to pay £ 42,000. Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court heard that the couple ran a farm where more than 100 dogs lived in a potential “disease reservoir” – although the prosecution acknowledged that […]