Puppy Trafficking Netting Criminals Millions

  • 05/11/2012

puppy-trafficking.jpg

TENS of thousands of dogs are being illegally trafficked from Ireland to the UK due to a shortage of pedigree puppies there.

The racket is netting millions of euro for criminal gangs escorting the shipments, the Irish Independent has learned.

The puppies are frequently treated cruelly, sometimes injected to stop them barking, and placed in secret compartments built into trucks.

Puppies can fetch as much as

Please Help Us

We've got a small favour to ask. More people are reading IrishDogs.ie than ever, but far fewer are paying for it.

IrishDogs.ie takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our perspective matters because it might well be your perspective, too.

Our future could be much more secure with your help. Please SUPPORT us by clicking on the Donate Button at the Top Right of your screen.

Comments (0)

Post a Comment
* Your Name:
* Your Email:
(not publicly displayed)
Reply Notification:
Approval Notification:
Website:
* Security Image:
Security Image Generate new
Copy the numbers and letters from the security image:
* Message:

Email to Friend

Fill in the form below to send this news item to a friend:

Email to Friend
* Your Name:
* Your Email:
* Friend's Name:
* Friend's Email:
* Security Image:
Security Image Generate new
Copy the numbers and letters from the security image
* Message: