People warned against buying animals illegally this Christmas

People warned against buying animals illegally this Christmas

People are being warned against buying animals and puppies illegally this Christmas.

It follows the recent discovery of a puppy farm in north Cork - the ISPCA said the young dogs were destined for the Christmas market.

A substantial number of dogs were found - mostly Terriers and Labradors - being bred in what is described as "squalor and horrendous" conditions.

Four litters of puppies were born on the property in recent weeks - but only three puppies survived.

The dogs were rescued and are now being rehabilitated.


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