Image copyright Facebook Image caption Louise Lawford has not revealed what happened to the pets, it is alleged A dog walker accused of losing several pets in her care is to be prosecuted for animal welfare offences.Louise Lawford is alleged to have been looking after at least five dogs when they went missing during a…

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Louise Lawford has no longer printed what came about to the pets, it is miles alleged

A canines walker accused of shedding a total lot of pets in her care is to be prosecuted for animal welfare offences.

Louise Lawford is alleged to derive been taking a study after a minimal of 5 canines after they went lacking all through a stroll in woods in Staffordshire, in June.

Owners acknowledged Ms Lawford, who operated Pawford Paws in Sutton Coldfield, had no longer printed what came about to the pets.

The case, brought by Birmingham Metropolis Council, is as a consequence of be heard at town magistrates’ court on 23 January.

Ms Lawford, 49, of Flackwell Motorway, Erdington, is accused of nine animal welfare offences, including 5 counts of mission community walks without guaranteeing every canines had been vaccinated, allowing canines off the lead without written consent and failing to contact the homeowners or canines warden as we narrate when canines had been misplaced.

She is also accused of three counts of breaching stipulations of the licence to feature a industry offering home boarding for canines and one additional cost of failing to fabricate veterinary cure for a skin infection for a canines.

The council acknowledged Ms Lawford’s canines boarding licence used to be revoked on 28 June.

It is miles claimed the canines vanished in Hopwas Woods advance Tamworth, on 23 June.

April Lock, who owned pugs Charlie and Ralph, acknowledged she used to be on holiday when Ms Lawford contacted her about their disappearance.

“I believed before the total lot keep presumably that they’d got stolen. She enable us to seem about two weeks,” acknowledged Ms Lock.

Ms Lock and two other pet homeowners whose canines disappeared on the related day derive been crowdfunding to bewitch civil action in opposition to Ms Lawson.

West Midlands Police acknowledged it had investigated allegations of theft with regards to the lacking canines nonetheless there used to be insufficient evidence to bewitch into tale costs.

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