An exemplary failure took days ago the uk justice in line with the animal protection laws in force in its territory, determining a fine of 547,000 dollars (more than 56 million Argentine pesos) for a couple bulldog breeder for forcing their bitches constantly getting pregnant during six years.
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In this way, the marriage had mounted a entrepreneurship very profitable with pets, and one of them had six litters in a period of four years. “The subjugation of the animals was carried out purely and exclusively in order to maintain their business, which they operated between 2014 and 2020 without having the corresponding permits,” says the Guardian newspaper.
The exemplary error
After profiting for the last six years from this business without any permission, the couple who sold bulldog puppies, Karl Y Victoria Shellard was sentenced by a court of Cardiff (UK) and will have to pay about 547,000 dollars for forcing their dogs to become constantly pregnant
The charges allege that the couple forced their dogs to have more than one litter a year, which violates British laws of Animal Protection. As pointed out by the prosecution, during the six years dedicated to the dog Breeding, they obtained at least 67 litters.
In this sense, and according to the numbers that were considered at the time, each puppy could cost up to 27,000 dollars, for which it is estimated that they obtained an approximate profit of 509,849 dollars, an amount that they were forced to return to avoid a sentence of two prison yearsifrom the.
“You ran a puppy farm and they did it to win money, and in fact they won a lot. They could have maintained an extremely profitable business if they had been properly registered, but by not doing so they must pay the price of their folly, “said the judge. David Wynn Morgan when passing sentence.
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Furthermore, after pleading guilty to breed dogs without a license and of nine counts of failing to ensure the animals’ needs, each was fined $26,000, in addition to having to cover court costs, which amount to just under $60,000.
In this way, the pair dog breeders had to account to the uk justice for establishing a breeding service for PosherBulls without a license from home in Bonvilston, South Wales.