Refuse Retrospective Planning Permission for Puppy Farm at Hagloe Farm
  • Petitioned Forest of Dean District Council

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Refuse Retrospective Planning Permission for Puppy Farm at Hagloe Farm

    1. kathy  clements
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      kathy clements

      llandysul, United Kingdom

ExPuppy farms are large-scale breeding premises. The aim of puppy farms is to make money, no matter the cost to the dogs, who are kept in cramped and cruel conditions. The puppies are sold through pet shops, internet and newspaper ads.

Puppy farms in the UK have been found to have as many as 200 breeding dogs, most kept locked inside 24 hours a day, often in complete darkness. They are usually located on farms in barns, disused chicken houses garages or any disused outbuilding. The dogs are forced to eat, sleep and give birth in the same area they urinate and defecate; something they would never do given the choice. In some cases they are treated worse than animals bred for the food chain. The general public keep up the demand for pups and so the cruelty continues, day after miserable day.

Dogs on puppy farms are often neglected; matted coats, infected eyes and ears and rotten teeth are just a few of the painful conditions the dog suffer. When breeding dogs become too old and exhausted to continue producing puppies they are killed or a lucky few are given to rescues. The puppies also often have behavioral and psychological problems, such as aggression and fearfulness, because they are not exposed to the outside world.
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    • Sheenagh Thomas ST HELENS, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 5 months ago

      These dogs are often kept in awful conditions. They are used as breeding machines and when they are of no further use they are disposed of in the worst ways. Ban them all.

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    • lesley gann SOUTHMINSTER, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 5 months ago

      Having owned 2 rescue pups from a illegal breeder and after 9 years they are still fragile to allow this farm will give suffering and pain to helpless animals

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    • Anne Seaman EAST DEREHAM, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 5 months ago

      It's greed at its worst!

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    • Prasheela Karan AUSTRALIA
      • 6 months ago

      This is cruel and there is no need for puppy farms when so many animals are destroyed each year.

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    • Carole Fiori LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 6 months ago

      Keeping and breeding of dogs in these dreadful conditions must be stopped. So should the selling of puppies in pet shops and garden centres.

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