21 Jan '12, 11pm

Volunteers pose as buyers to rescue dogs from illegal breeders

Volunteers pose as buyers to rescue dogs from illegal breeders

The volunteers at the 16-year-old girl's family flat in Yishun last Friday. They rescued four dogs: a Maltese, a Schnauzer and two Jack Russell terriers - one of which was pregnant. One volunteer said the visit was supposed to be conducted with AVA officers, but the authority decided against it. An AVA spokesman said, however, that it did not agree to conduct any raid. -- ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG By Judith Tan Eight was not a lucky number - not for the pooches found in filthy rooms in two flats. The illegal breeders were a teenage couple. Volunteer rescuers, following a tip-off, rescued the eight dogs from the two Housing Board flats in Bukit Panjang and Yishun. The couple, a 16-year-old girl and her teenage boyfriend, were breeding the dogs for sale without a licence. Being minors, they cannot be named. The rescue effort took a week, with the latest foray taking place only...

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