It’s a terrible read.
A report detailing the conditions in puppy factories in Australia as part of a government attempt to legislate and shut down some of the worst offenders show unimaginable suffering all in the name of providing puppies for pet stores.
Anyone considering buying a puppy from online ads should be compelled to read the report first which was done by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Animals inspectors.
The report described dogs being kept in pigeon cages, dogs being attacked and dragged around by mult`iple other dogs fighting over the possession of the body, animals in such distress they had to be put down immediately and hundreds of dogs found suffering from health conditions ranging from jaundice to severe malnutrition to tumours and dental and heart disease.
Steven Coleman, the chief executive of the RSPCA in New South Wales said at one farm, the organization tried to shut down the factory in an interview in the Sydney Morning Herald.
“We sought it. The local court would not grant it.
According to the SMH, designer dogs can fetch up to $7,000 AUS each via pet shop windows and increasingly online classfied ads.
Some provincial legislation is being rolled out that outlaw puppy breeding farm but they remain legal in New South Wales.
People who want to run these puppy breeding farms apply for a one-time only council permit that doesn’t require renewal or regular inspections after the permit is granted.
Puppies from the factory where the terrier dog was seen being torn apart by other dogs while she was dying were earlier linked to online adverts that stated:
“All our puppies are raised on our family farm with children and other pets.
This Wednesday, an MP Mark Pearson is expected to talk about the issue in his maiden speech of a new Animal Justice Party that has been formed.