I live in puppy mill central, both registered and non-registered we boast some of the worst cases of puppy mills. it takes months to collect enough "evidence" to prosecute. don't know why you just have to look. the RSPCA is not allowed to be involved much it is the job of the DPI. some of the people busted just start up again under a new kennel name, they rent land and just move a few km's down the road. most once they are investigated just get rid of some dogs and force the investigation to close and then they start straight back up knowing it will take months again to get investigated and then more months to get evidence on them and so the cycle can go on indefinitely.
but what this thread is about is the legalistics of local councils allowing people to rent a stall at the local markets and sell puppies from unregistered breeders. they are mainly toy dog crosses, working dog crosses and mastiff/ bull dog crosses.
the council provides an excellent venue and many are back EVERY month with a few cages of puppies. they are welcome by the council and the pet supply shop has special cheap nasty products ready because people come in every month from the markets buying the cheapest food and toys they can get.
how can councils allow this legally?
note: some people are too cheap to rent a stall, they park outside the market with a cage of puppies and a big sign?
I guess this is all legal?