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Your puppy might not be legally vaccinated warn trading standards

SUFFOLk trading standards has discovered that puppies, like the Bishon Frise opposite, may have been imported from Romania without the proper legal vaccinations.

They were called by a local vet who discovered that the Bishon Frise he had just examined would have been vaccinated earlier than 12 weeks so the vaccination was not effective.
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Orla shows a nose for success

A STRAY dog trained to sniff out cash, drugs and ammunition has

completed her first year as an operational Essex Police dog. Orla, a
springer spaniel border collie cross, was donated to the dog unit as
a rescue gift dog after she found underweight, ridden with fleas and
in poor medical condition.
She was initially taken in by kennels in Rayleigh but came to the
unit in Sandon, Chelmsford when staff suspected she had potential
to be a great specialist search dog.
The four-year-old bitch was nursed back to healthy by staff at the
Dog Unit kennels before being paired with experienced handler Pc
Paul Arthey in December 2014.
Six months late, Orla became a fully-fledged police dog licensed to
search and detect drugs including heroin, cocaine, amphetamine, MDMA and herbal and resin cannabis. The clever canine can also sniff out cash, weapons, their component parts and ammunition, both fired and unfired.
In her first year as an operational police dog, Orla has completed 72 searches of vehicles, buildings and open spaces and discovered more than £24,000 in cash which was later seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

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FAKE letter boxes are being placed on residential properties by fraudsters in an attempt to harvest the mail. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has noticed an increase in reports of scams of this nature.
Residents are sometimes unaware of the fake letterbox as the fraudsters will periodically remove the item, which may leave notable markings.
The mail is then used to open various lines of credit with financial providers in the name of the innocent resident.
Action Fraud issued the following advice:
1. Be vigilant and check for any suspicious activity, tampering of your post/letterbox or for suspicious glue markings on the wall.
2. Check all post received from financial institutions, even if it appears unsolicited.
3. Consider reporting theft of mail to your local police force and any cases of identity fraud to Action Fraud.
4. If you have been a victim of identity fraud consider Cifas Protection Registration
5. If you, or anyone you know, has been affected by this fraud or any other scam, report it to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040.