Police and RSPCA officials have been carrying out an investigation at a border collie rescue centre near Wellingborough today (Thursday).
The officials spent at least three hours at Wiccaweys Rescued Border Collies and Working Sheepdogs near Wellingborough this morning.
A total of three RSPCA vehicles were then seen leaving the site at about 12.20pm.
A spokesman for the RSPCA said: “We can confirm the RSPCA working with the police are currently at a location in Wellingborough.”
The spokesman described it as ‘an active investigation’ and said they could not reveal any further details about it at this stage.