A Belgian woman in Thesprotia in northern Greece has been found collecting stray dogs and exporting them to owners abroad. The woman, in conjunction with veterinarians, first managed to secure legal permits for the dogs before selling them to Belgians and Germans for 500 euros per dog.
The woman had been previously arrested in Belgium for attempting to transport dozens of dogs into the country.
According to epiruspost.gr, the Belgian woman had transformed an Epirote dog training school near Peridika into a transport facility.
Authorities at the port of Igoumenitsa discovered her and a relative attempting to export ten stray dogs from Greece to Germany. While she had raised suspicions in the past, port officials had allowed her to travel freely. All her travel permits were up-to date, and her animal documents were authorized by a veterinarian.
The case file for the woman now sits with the prosecutor of Thesprotia, where the woman has made a deposition.
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