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Animal charity wants "paper trail" for imported puppies

Tue, 04 Aug 2015


The Island needs to introduce a law to stop people importing puppy farmed puppies into the Isle of Man.

That's the message from the ManxSPCA which has been discussing the issue at a Tynwald committee looking into animal welfare.

The animals - which often have health and behavioural issues - are typically cheaper and are normally brought here in the back of a van from Ireland. 

Sanctuary manager Lyn Renshaw says things like checking the ports could help and there needs to be some form of paper trail:

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