Dogs seized after RSPCA and police raid suspected puppy farm at Thurlton

Norwich Road in Rackheath has been closed after a large tree fell on power cables. Picture: Ian Burt

Norwich Road in Rackheath has been closed after a large tree fell on power cables. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Ian Burt

A number of dogs, including puppies, have been seized and placed into care after the RSPCA and Norfolk Police raided a suspected puppy farm in Thurlton.

A number of RSPCA officers were accompanied by police and a vet to a property on Low Road at Thurlton around 8am on Thursday morning.

The animals found were removed and have been placed into the care of the RSPCA while investigations continue.

An RSPCA spokeman said: 'RSPCA inspectors accompanied police and a vet to an address in south Norfolk yesterday (24 August) following concerns from members of the public about the welfare of animals. A number of dogs, including puppies, were removed from the property and placed into RSPCA care.

'At present, our investigations are ongoing and it would not be appropriate to comment any further at this time.'

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