Beware the Unscrupulous Pet Seller at Christmas

November 18, 2016

Beware the Unscrupulous Pet Seller at Christmas Christmas is almost upon us, a time of gifts and goodwill for family and friends and rich pickings for the unregistered puppy farmers and dog dealers. Motivated by money they breed dogs on …

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Another Operation Delphin Success

November 16, 2016

The USPCA are delighted with yet another success of the work of Operation Delphin when the RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) seized 96 puppies which were being imported illegally into the UK. They were shipped …

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Halloween Fireworks & Your Pet

October 21, 2016

FIREWORKS AND YOUR PET – Advice from the USPCA It’s October and Halloween with its flare-up of fireworks is almost with us. Many pets are fearful of fireworks. Unexpected flashes and explosions cause insecurity and fear. They show this in their …

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Puppies Seized in Cairnryan Overnight

July 28, 2016

USPCA Welfare Officers play a key role in Operation Delphin, a multiagency initiative intended to bring an end to the illegal trade in pups.

It was USPCA intelligence played a key role to the seizure of a consignment of twenty pups by our colleagues in Scotland.

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Puppies Rescued from Illegal Traffickers

June 30, 2016

The USPCA, in a joint operation with the Scottish, Irish and Dublin SPCA’s, have rescued a consignment of puppies trafficked illegally through Northern Ireland. It was USPCA intelligence that led to the seizure of the consignment of ten pups. The creatures, which began life in puppy farms in the Republic of Ireland, were rescued in the port of Cairnryan having been ferried there by dealers using their route of choice….

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