July 3, 2020

Puppy Smuggling Through COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Dogs Trust have sadly seen that it has been ‘business as usual’ for puppy smugglers importing puppies into the country for sale. These puppies can travel on journeys of up to 33 hours from Central and Eastern Europe with no food, insufficient water and no toilet breaks. Worryingly, they have also been seeing emerging trends with …

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March 19, 2019

Visiting Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Yesterday I was pleased to be able to visit Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and see the amazing work of the staff and volunteers there. The Home cares for, and re-homes dogs and cats from all over the country – I even got to meet some dogs that had been rescued from a Welsh farm. Sadly, it seems that illegal …

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