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Image caption The raids were carried out in 2017. Two people have been found guilty of animal welfare offences after a raid at what is believed to have been Scotland's largest puppy farm. Scottish SPCA officers and police had swooped on the farm near Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, in November 2017. More than 100 dogs, puppies, rabbits and ferrets, were seized. Frank James, 54, and Michelle Wood, 30, were on trial charged with causing unnecessary suffering by failing to provide adequate care and treatment. James, from Banff, and Wood, from Macduff, were found guilty at Aberdeen Sheriff Court. Image caption Police Scotland helped Scottish SPCA officers in the raid. Sentence was deferred until next month for reports. Full story

19 July