BVA renews calls for clampdown on illegal puppy smuggling

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Strong regulatory measures are needed to stop this problem coming into the country

The BVA has renewed its calls for tighter restrictions on pet travel following the Government’s response to the Efra Select Committee report on tackling illegal puppy smuggling.

Defra Minister Lord Goldsmith has written to the Committee responding to a series of questions and recommendations on tightening rules. In a press statement, Efra Committee has praised the Government’s “Petfished” awareness campaign but raised concerns that some of the regulatory and delivery recommendations have not been taken on board.

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