The gumshoe, who owns the Dublin-based Happy Tails agency, said breeds such as King Charles cavaliers, Jack Russells
, Pomeranians and Bischon Frise are top of the gangs' hit list, because they yield huge profits, particularly in the UK market.
The dogs found were predominantly Jack Russells
, chihuahuas and Jack Russell
/chihuahua crosses known as "Jackhuahuas".
My wife lifted our spaniel up with one of the Jack Russells
hanging from her neck.
Famous Jack Russells
include Eddie in TV show Frasier, acting dog Uggie who has appeared in films including The Artist, and Nipper, who was the inspiration for painting His Master's Voice - the logo for record label HMV.
were bred to hunt small animals that make squeaky noises.
In the week following the BAFTAs, Jack Russells
were the second most popular breed rehomed by Battersea, beaten only by Staffordshire bull terriers, of which there are many more in the charity's three homes.
benefit from firm, consistent discipline and obedience training.
MARIAH Carey is said to have hired a doggy doctor to help her three Jack Russells
adjust to her twins.
I have got five guinea pigs, two Jack Russells
and a fish.
Scruffy, the lurcher, ran towards Mr Farrell, and towards one of the Jack Russells
," said Mr Brotherton.
Deafness in dogs is rare, especially in Jack Russells
I did not like Jack Russells
but I took her in 18 months ago and thought she would get rehomed, but we get along fine now