It was a customer, disgusted by the condition of the puppy she had just bought, who put the chip in the ear of the investigators. On its Facebook page, the gendarmerie of Bas-Rhin announced on Monday to have seized 14 dogs, including a majority of puppies, after a report of abuse in a breeding of the metropolis of Strasbourg.
A complaint was filed in May by a customer who bought a puppy that turned out to be inbred and deaf. In her procedure for fraud, she deplored pitiful breeding conditions, report our colleagues from the Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace (DNA).
[#MaltraitanceAnimale] Following a report for suspicion of ill-treatment (improvised niches, crumbling water...
Posted by Gendarmerie du Bas-Rhin on Monday, September 18, 2023
The Departmental Gendarmerie Company of Strasbourg was mobilized about ten days ago to raid a farm following a report of suspicion of mistreatment in a breeding of Argentine mastiffs.
In this farm that sold its animals online, the police found "improvised niches, water rumbling in the bowls, deplorable hygiene", list and deplore the gendarmes in their publication, photos in support.
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The animals were entrusted to two local agencies of the Society for the Protection of Animals (SPA) of Strasbourg and Saverne. The animals were intended for sale and breeding.
The breeder who opened her business in 2020, who held an approval from the chamber of agriculture, will have to explain herself in court.