RSPCA calling for law change as puppy imports more than double during Summer

Friday, September 11, 2020

We're calling for a change to the law to stop the importation of puppies from abroad which has soared during lockdown.

The latest figures for July and August, released by the Government in response to a parliamentary question, show that numbers of licences issued for the commercial import of dogs rose from last year:

  • 5,964 June-August in 2019
  • 12,733 June-August in 2020

This amounts to more than double from last year.

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