BBC Spotlight Investigates NI Puppy Trade

PuppyOn Tuesday 19th of October, BBC NI Spotlight aired, providing members of the public with a shocking insight into the illicit movement of pups through Northern Ireland to Great Britain. The USPCA is pleased to have supported and informed this programme through the work of our Special Investigations Unit.

We thank the Spotlight team for shining a light on a very serious issue here in Northern Ireland and beyond which is causing unthinkable suffering to innocent companion animals and deceiving unsuspecting members of the public.

The programme can be watched again via BBC iPlayer – to view click here.

Thank you for viewing the problem and helping to raise awareness of this very serious problem here in Northern Ireland and beyond.