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  • Sick puppy seller given fine

    Animal Protection Services are disappointed at a sentence handed out to a man, Harry Shane Evans, who sold a sick puppy in ALDI’s Car Park in Bangor.

    Harry Shane Evans, aged 32, of Bro Syr Ifor, Tregarth, Bangor appeared before Caernarfon Justice Centre to answer offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and the Pet Animals Act 1951.

    The proceedings were brought by Animal Protection Services, a registered charity that investigates and prosecutes organised animal cruelty. The prosecution follows an investigation into Mr Evans having sold a poorly puppy from ALDI’s Car Park in Bangor.

  • Seller of sick puppies jailed for 8 weeks

    John Lawrence of Grange Meadow Court, Liverpool appeared before Crewe Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 31st March 2020 to answer offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008. Mr Lawrence had plead guilty to all offences on a previous occasion.

    Passing sentence, District Judge Nick Sanders told Mr Lawrence that: “You chose voluntarily to engage in a business that is trading and dealing in misery. You have inflicted immense misery upon these two individuals [the victims]. The emotional distress you have caused is unforgiveable. There is a need for deterrent sentencing.”

  • Woman who ran illegal puppy selling operation spared jail

     

    A puppy farmer hoped to make a profit from selling a sick dog which died soon afterwards.

    Chloe Robinson sold the pug puppy, called Doug, to an unsuspecting customer for £1,200.

    Robinson, of Mansell Road, Kensington, had advertised puppies for sale on two websites and stood to have gained £12,000 in all from her activities.

    But the purchaser complained to the charity, Animal Protection Services, after the puppy died within hours of being collected.

    The vets were unable to do anything to save the dog, which had to be put to sleep to prevent further pain and suffering.