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Puppy trade
Enhanced checks prevent puppies travelling illegally from Northern Ireland

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ENHANCED checks at two ports in Northern Ireland in the run up to Christmas resulted in more than 30 puppies being prevented from travelling illegally to Great Britain, reports the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) in Northern Ireland.

The enhanced checks were mounted at Larne Harbour and Belfast Port following concerns about potential illegal movements of commercial consignments of dogs. The operation was run jointly by portal inspectors from DAERA and animal welfare officers from Mid and East Antrim …

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