A Rotherham couple have been disqualified from keeping dogs after admitting offences relating to the illegal docking of seven puppies’ tails.


Joanne Glasby (D.O.B 29.09.68) and Wayne Glasby (D.O.B 01.12.81) of Cedric Crescent, Thurcroft appeared before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court last Wednesday (27 March).


At an earlier hearing they pleaded guilty to two offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006*.


RSPCA Inspector Leanne Booth said: “This case involved seven puppies whose tails had been illegally docked with lamb … Continue reading…

A dog walker from Leeds has been disqualified from keeping dogs for two years after being caught on camera hitting a client’s pet Boxer.


Jacqui Wilkins (D.O.B 30.11.72) of Dorset Grove, Stanningley appeared before Leeds Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday 7 January).


She was due to stand trial but pleaded guilty to one offence under the Animal Welfare Act instead, admitting failing to meet the needs of Bella by rough handling, physical violence and intimidating behaviour.


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