Fenland District Council closed animal warehouse not the RSPCA

PUBLISHED: 14:12 19 March 2014 | UPDATED: 14:13 19 March 2014

The Pet Shop Discount Warehouse. Rob Phipps with Winston and Xena.

The Pet Shop Discount Warehouse. Rob Phipps with Winston and Xena.


Rob Phipps who was looking after dogs is obviously a caring good guy to be admired.

However, many of the supportive letters in the Cambs Times were a bit emotive and were blaming the RSPCA.

From what I understand, and if I’m wrong stand to be corrected, it was the council that closed the warehouse because it was being used for the wrong purpose.

The RSPCA had to take most of the dogs because they had nowhere else to go.

I am sure Rob Phipps because of what he is, will start up again somewhere else.

If someone wants to open a fund to help him out I will gladly give.

Incidentally I wonder if there would be as much fuss if it was an old folks care home or young children’s nursery being closed.


Nene Parade

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