Lockdown puppies are being increasingly abandoned by their owners, the RSPCA has warned, as its centres begin to be flooded with cats and dogs.
There was a huge surge in demand for puppies over lockdown as people on furlough and working from home wanted companionship. For some, it was the perfect opportunity to train a young dog.
However, as people return to work they have found they no longer have time for their pooch, and have been abandoning their pets at animal welfare charities.
Many local centres have noticed