Canine EAR CROPPING & Little Rascals Employees

RSPCA – Alarming Rise in Illegal Ear Cropping Ear cropping is illegal in England and Wales under Section 5 (Mutilation) of the Animal Welfare Act (2006) for good reason. The RSPCA recorded a 150+% increase over the past two years in dogs reported with cropped ears. According to the animal charity there has been a heavy rise… Read More Canine EAR CROPPING & Little Rascals Employees

BULLDOG PUPPIES for Sale

30 March 2018 Until yesterday, Little Rascals were advertising a litter of so-called “Pedigree” Old English Bulldogs, bred by one of their ‘kennel managers’ – Catalin Banghea, who also breeds and sells Cane Corso puppies. The same English Bulldog puppies were also advertised on Gumtree and Pets4Homes, under Catalin Banghea‘s pseudonym “Emanuel B“, where he falsely describes… Read More BULLDOG PUPPIES for Sale

Banning the Sale of Puppies to Pet Stores AND Third Parties

Just over 100k signatures – but PLEASE keep it going. Please also remember that licensed breeders like Little Rascals have a PET SHOP Licence, which enables them to sell puppies to pet stores (such as Natureworld in Rotherham) and other UNDISCLOSED ‘third parties’. This petition is aimed at stopping the sale of puppies BY third parties and… Read More Banning the Sale of Puppies to Pet Stores AND Third Parties

Unrecorded SUPPLIERS and Another PARVO Puppy Death

EXTERNAL SUPPLIERS / DEALERS We often receive messages through our Facebook page from people assuming we are Little Rascals, usually to ask about buying puppies. But on 28 December 2017 we received messages from someone thanking “us” for buying Dachshund puppies that day— We can confirm that Naomi Steele and her father Hughe Steele (who are travellers resident in… Read More Unrecorded SUPPLIERS and Another PARVO Puppy Death

When Little Rascals Regard Puppies as “Secondhand Goods”

Failed Tax Avoidance 2014 – 2017 Little Rascals‘ advertise puppies for sale on their website and classified sites as “both parents are available for viewing“, so visitors naturally assume all the puppies have been bred on their own premises. However, in order to avoid full VAT liability on some of their ‘goods‘ (i.e. puppies), Edward Swindells and… Read More When Little Rascals Regard Puppies as “Secondhand Goods”

Glowing Testimonial for Little Rascals from a Convicted Animal Abuser

In June 2015, Little Rascals proudly published the following testimonial from animal abuser Robert Koch to their website and Facebook page. According to Little Rascals, this is a “Fantastic review from one of our happy customers” — “ Following the BBC programme on puppy farming I was so hesitant when I arrived at Little Rascals as I did… Read More Glowing Testimonial for Little Rascals from a Convicted Animal Abuser

Business CONNECTIONS

Worthless Pedigrees and Bogus Companies continued Following on from an earlier post covering fake pedigree certificates, showing that some owners of Little Rascals‘ puppies have ‘pedigree‘ papers from Kennel Registration (kennelreg.org.uk), those puppy owners might wish to know who supplied their fake certificates via Little Rascals— Peter Jones and Julian King already had a ban on… Read More Business CONNECTIONS

Worthless PEDIGREE Papers, Defunct Companies and Unofficial ‘Pedigree’ Databases

Little Rascals “Pedigrees“ Buyers who have been given ‘Pedigree certificates‘ with their Little Rascals‘ puppy may have the prefixes TPC or KR followed by a set of numbers listed on their paperwork. The initials TPC and KR represent two separate (now dissolved) companies – The Pedigree Club and Kennel Registration – both of which were set up as unofficial… Read More Worthless PEDIGREE Papers, Defunct Companies and Unofficial ‘Pedigree’ Databases

Deviance

To be a convincing liar requires a very good memory, something Swindells and Dickens should have perfected by now. Question: “Can I ask where so many pups come from?” Little Rascals: “All puppies are now (bred) at our Kennels.” Little Rascals’ Website: “We are … exporters and importers. The majority of our puppies for sale… Read More Deviance

*** NEWS ***

When Dogs = Commodities Following the (inevitable) renewal of Little Rascals’ dog breeding licence this month, it’s worth drawing attention to the reasons why it was always a foregone conclusion they would be able to continue profiting from this vile, callous trade …. Confirmed by North Kesteven Council (FOIR) – buildings and areas used for the purposes of dog… Read More *** NEWS ***

Sham

UPDATE 29 September 2016 REPORTED : THE SAD DEATH OF TWO PUPPIES FROM THE LITTER OF LITTLE RASCALS’ BEAGLES INFECTED WITH PARVOVIRUS, WITH A POSSIBLE THIRD DEATH – WE WILL UPDATE WHEN WE KNOW MORE. 20 September 2016~ Beagle puppies recently sold by Little Rascals (and presumably passed as fit and healthy by the VET – Lincs Veterinary… Read More Sham