Two arrested in Castro after busting a network selling illegal puppies…

Two arrested in Castro after busting a network selling illegal puppies…
Two arrested in Castro after busting a network selling illegal puppies…

The Civil Guard has arrested Two people, aged 35 and 36, residents of Castro Urdialesand is investigating a third for the illegal sale of puppies throughout Spain within the framework of the ‘Pupicas’ operationoriginating in Cantabria. In total, two searches have been carried out in the region, in a home and in a rural plot with a small warehouse where they have A total of 46 puppies were rescued and a large amount of documentation has been seized.

The Civil Guard received various complaints from individuals who, after purchasing the puppies over the Internet, They received dogs with different diseases that caused them to be admitted to veterinary centers and, in some cases, the death of the animal.

For this reason, the Civil Guard established contacts with the College of Veterinarians of Cantabria and began an investigation to clarify what happened. This is an intervention included in the Actions against animal abuse carried out by the Civil Guard of Cantabria since June 1framed within the Responsible Leisure Plan.

FALSE HEALTH CARDS

The agents have been able to verify that the now detained people were advertising the sale of the puppies on the Internet. To do this They provided false health cards from the College of Veterinarians of Cáceres and Badajoz and vaccinated the animals without any professional supervision. In addition, sales were made without an invoice.

In the exploitation phase, the following have been carried out: of the records in which a total of 46 puppies have been rescued: two chihuahuas, 16 poodles, six border collies and 22 dachshunds. Likewise, various falsified health cards from the College of Veterinarians of Cáceres and Badajoz have been seized, Vaccines and syringes with needlesas well as various medications, and a stamp used to seal the aforementioned documentation.

The detainees are a couple aged 35 and 36 living in the town of Castro Urdiales. A woman is also being investigated. woman for alleged continued crimes of animal abuse, professional intrusion, document falsification, money laundering and criminal group.

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