On 16th December 2008, TV channel Y Byd Ar Bedwaraired a damning programme about licensed Puppy Farms operating in Carmarthenshire, Wales.
Reporter Sian Morgan, with support from anti-puppy farming campaign group, “Puppy Love,” went undercover to discover if dogs are being bred under illegal conditions.
Wearing secret film equipment, Sian managed to capture videos of some dogs without access to water whilst others had access to contaminated water but had no bedding.
There was disturbing evidence of dogs suffering with stress disorder, running around in circles.
Food was strewn on kennel floors among faeces. Some needed veterinary attention for open untreated sores and breathing problems. Dogs were overcrowded with nothing to suggest the Animal Welfare Act was being adhered to. A vet who was shown the footage was visibly upset on camera and stated that what she saw was cruel and illegal .
Despite being the main two dog welfare organisations, attempts to [...]
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