Two arrested after police seize Desborough dogs over fears of 'neglect'

RSPCA called in to care for puppies while investigations continue

Thursday, 9th September 2021, 12:55 pm

Police have released heartbreaking pictures of six dogs seized over fears of neglect at an address in Desborough.

Officers from Northamptonshire Police discovered the three adult dogs — two terriers and a Chihuahua — and three puppies during an unrelated enquiry.

They quickly consulted with RSPCA inspectors before taking the dogs away on welfare grounds.

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Police found six dogs during an unrelated enquiry at the address in Desborough

A force spokesman said: "The dogs have been taken to a vet for treatment and will be cared for while the investigation continues.

"A 34-year-old woman and a man, 28, both from Desborough, were arrested on suspicion of causing unnecessary suffering to animals and have been released on bail pending further investigation."

The dogs were taken to a vet and will be cared for as the investigation continues