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Islwyn MP calls for end to cruelty of hidden UK puppy trade

Chris Evans, the MP for Islwyn, has this week called on the Government to take action against unscrupulous unlicensed breeders of puppies, after hearing of the shocking and unethical conditions the dogs are kept in. With Battersea Dogs and Cats Home estimating that 88% of puppies born in Great Britain are bred from unlicensed breeders, […]

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Islwyn MP calls for UK ban on cruel puppy trade

Islwyn MP, Chris Evans will call for a complete ban on the third-party sale of puppies during a debate in Parliament on Tuesday 17th October 2017, arguing the present legislation is not fit for purpose and needs updating. The licensing of pet shops is governed by the Pet Animals Act 1951, which predates the internet. […]

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