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Kelly’s Kennels Warrington anyone?
HeidiPeidi · 01/11/2019 00:03
First post here. As per title, anyone have any experience with these guys?
Scattyhattie · 01/11/2019 04:36
Just smart type puppy farm by looks of it, certainly not type of breeder to support with your £. Its unlikely the parents have a nice life or they care about the long term health or welfare of pups they're producing as that's your problem.
adaline · 01/11/2019 06:39
They're a puppy farm.
fivedogstofeed · 01/11/2019 07:50
PUPPY FARM PUPPY FARM PUPPY FARM
Google their council licence to find out how many dogs they are keeping there.
In addition to this they have been caught buying in pups from dealers in Ireland.
I once asked on their FB page how many breeding bitches they had, and if it was possible to meet a pup's mum - I was immediately deleted and blocked.
scazlackabumdiyay · 01/11/2019 07:53
I live near it and it horrified me how many puppies they churn out!
HeidiPeidi · 01/11/2019 12:34
Thought as much, my neighbour wants a ‘Beaglier’ and is hoping to get one from there very soon. Some reviews on google are pretty scathing, but she’s insisting it’s ok because of the council licence.
Thanks guys, wish me luck 😬
fivedogstofeed · 01/11/2019 15:19
Ask her to look up how many dogs this 'breeder' is licenced to keep. Then ask if this is the kind of environment she wants to buy a pup from.
adaline · 01/11/2019 18:43
They also delete any negative reviews/comments on their Facebook page.
I have a beagle and I'm a member of a beagle group on Facebook - a few members got their "beagles" from Kelly. When they did DNA tests they weren't purebred beagles at all and were mixed with all sorts - mainly JRT. She doesn't health test and puts random bitches in with the litters so people think they're seeing the mum.
However people still go to her - presumably because she's cheap and you can just turn up and leave with a puppy the same day. It's shocking that these places are legal.
fivedogstofeed · 01/11/2019 19:03
I think that's a huge part part of the problem adaline, that people assume puppy farming is illegal when in fact it's nothing of the kind. In many places it's actively supported by the government as a rural occupation.
adaline · 01/11/2019 19:11
@fivedogstofeed yeah I agree with you. People think because they're licensed that they can't be dodgy
In fact I would say that prospective puppy owners should stay clear of anyone who breeds often enough to need a license!
Scautish · 02/11/2019 23:34
They’re listed here as licensed to sell but have not bred dog themselves.
Rhootintootinboo · 02/11/2019 23:56
This place makes me weep. I know a guy from work (idiot) that said he’d bought a puppy from there. No reason to doubt him it was all over Facebook. It died two days later from parvo. But apparently it was ok because they refunded his money and let him take another (different breed) for free. It shouldn’t be legal. #wheresmum
BeagleMomma · 03/11/2019 00:07
DON'T DO IT!
- Tell your friend to not get a "Beaglier" People should stop making these cross breeds! I'm by no means someone who is all over Pedigrees but they always come with such health problems!
- I foster beagles (As you can see by my Un) and I'm in Manchester. I have had three Kelly's beagles come to me over the years. Pathetic puppy farm!
- Adopt don't shop!
TartanHare · 03/11/2019 00:14
My beagle was bred by Kellys Kennels (rescue). Im not convinced shes a full beagle at all, this doesnt bother me on one level as shes a great little dog, but they are certainly not somewhere I would ever buy from.
Just another puppy farm
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