FOI Request - Puppy Farming Investigations

Request 101000290213

1. Details of all ‘puppy-farming-related’ investigations taken by your Council area for each year in the last 10 years.

2. Details of all ‘puppy farming-related’ prosecutions taken by your Council area for each year in the last 10 years.

For each case, please include details of the outcome of the prosecution, who was prosecuted and on what grounds a prosecution was taken. Please can you also include details of who it was in the Council who was responsible for the investigation (eg: Trading Standards, Animal Welfare etc)

NB: (I am defining puppy farming as being the breeding and/or distribution of dogs for financial gain. By using the term ‘puppy farming-related’, I mean that I am interested in any breaches that relates to this practice be they animal welfare issues or breaches of any other legislation, eg: licensing breaches etc.

Response 15-10-2014

The information requested can be found here.

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