Over 20 dead dogs found in Friesland puppy trader's freezer

Live puppy found at a dog trader's warehouse in Holwerd. 23 dead dogs were found in the freezer, 12 Dec 2016
Live puppy found at a dog trader's warehouse in Holwerd. 23 dead dogs were found in the freezer, 12 Dec 2016. @polfryslan / Twitter

The Friesland police arrested a 20-year-old man from Drachten after 23 dead dogs and 4 dead rabbits were found in a warehouse in Holwerd where he traded puppies from, AD reports.

The man offered sick and neglected puppies for sale on Marktplaats, and sold them with false ownership papers. The police also found nie live puppies and 16 adult dogs in the warehouse on Grandyk. The dogs were rescued and transferred to a shelter address.

The police found this man after several complaints and reports about the suspect breeder. Puppy buyers realized after the purchase that the ownership papers were false. And several of the purchased puppies died of the disease Parvo a short time after purchase. The police also discovered that a large proportion of the puppies ame from Eastern Europe. 

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