While those who buy pedigree dogs have access to Kennel Club information and monitored breeders, the organisation fears the trend for designer cross-breeds
and fashionable pure-bred dogs is fuelling a trade that is largely unregulated.
Juliet adoption contract and a donation is required.
Pictured getting blown away after a shampoo and cut is Tiffin, aged seven, a cross-breed
rescue dog, described as the 'Boss of the Parlour'' PICTURE: Richard Swingler [umlaut]
HOUSE OF SQUALOR: The home in Darras, North Shields, where the dog was kept in terrible conditions, left along among the fifth; HOME ALONG :The dog, a cross-breed
terrier has been named Scruff by the RSPCA
The pups are all cross-breed
bitches, around seven weeks old and brindle in colour.
We've received two more cross-breed
puppies from another organisation.
This week's Pet Rescue dog is an elderly black Labrador cross-breed
, originally from the Batley area.
But an RSPCA official who later went to the scene said it was probably nothing more than a cross-breed
SPIKE is a cross-breed
, aged 18 months, who enjoys his walks.
big cats are extremely rare as, in the wild, the two felines are natural enemies.