RSPCA NSW inspectors seize 79 dogs from Central West NSW breeding establishment

RSPCA NSW yesterday seized 79 dogs from a breeding establishment located in Central West New South Wales following reports of alleged breaches to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979.

Two RSPCA NSW inspectors executed a search warrant at the property at 8 a.m. on Wednesday 24 February 2021.

Due to the size of the operation, six inspectors, two RSPCA NSW veterinarians and two animal transport officers attended the property and assessed the animals.

The inspectors seized 79 dogs and puppies requiring varying degrees of veterinary treatment into RSPCA NSW custody.

All animals were admitted into care at RSPCA veterinary hospitals by 5.15 a.m. this morning, Thursday 25 February 2021.

The investigation is ongoing. A decision to lay charges against the person of interest will be made within 60 days.

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