Two men have been arrested by police on suspicion of animal welfare offences as part of the RSPCA’s ongoing investigations into the sale of sick puppies.


Warrants were executed at two addresses in Oldham yesterday morning (Wednesday 27 November). Officers from the RSPCA’s special operations unit attended along with uniformed inspectors and officers from Greater Manchester Police.


A total of 23 puppies were seized at one property, including Yorkshire terriers, Chihuahuas and pomeranians. Two needed treatment following inspection … Continue reading…


Two people have been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences surrounding the sale of animals following a multi-agency investigation in Prestwich, Greater Manchester.

Uniformed RSPCA inspectors and officers from our special operations unit, along with Trading Standards officers from Salford City Council and Bury Council, as well as officers from Project Gulf at Greater Manchester Police, attended the property in Greenhill yesterday  (Monday 18 November).

Approximately 40 dogs and puppies, including French bulldogs, English bulldogs and pugs, … Continue reading…