One in four dogs bought during lockdown 'could be from puppy farms'

Kennel Club finds many new puppy owners missed ‘red flags’ because of lack of research

Every festive season, households across the UK are reminded that “a dog is life, not just for Christmas”. But as dog lovers rushed to buy new puppies during the coronavirus lockdown, many seemed to ignore this advice, and bought dogs having done little research – or even without meeting the animal beforehand.

According to research by the Kennel Club, the coronavirus crisis has led to a surge in puppy ownership across the UK.

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Source: theguardian
One in four dogs bought during lockdown 'could be from puppy farms'