Backyard Puppy Farmer Convicted After Selling Sick Puppies For Christmas

A man has been handed a suspended prison sentence and disqualified from keeping animals for his involvement in running a puppy farm in his partner’s backyard in Kent. Glen Hayes (DoB: 11/07/65) of Beatty Avenue, Gillingham, appeared at Bexley Magistrates’ Court on the 26th of November for a sentencing hearing having been convicted earlier this month of 10 animal welfare offences. He was disqualified from keeping animals indefinitely and handed a 20-week prison term suspended for 18 months. He was ordered to complete 250 hours of unpaid work, fined £3,500 and ordered to pay a £115 victim surcharge. Sentencing Hayes, … Continue reading Backyard Puppy Farmer Convicted After Selling Sick Puppies For Christmas