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Shocking figures revealed by EU online pet sales report

Pet charity, the Blue Cross, has unveiled shocking statistics and cases of illegal and unethical selling of pets online across Europe through its partnership with the EU Dog and Cat Alliance, a body dedicated to improving the welfare of cats and dogs across Europe.

A snapshot count of online adverts for dogs and cats in 21 European countries revealed that 400,579 dogs and 104,318 cats were advertised for sale on a given day; thousands of exotic animals were also offered for sale.

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