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Three-year ban for Black Country man after inspectors find dead puppy in crate with others 'covered in urine and faeces'

A Black Country man who kept 11 dogs in unsuitable conditions at his home has been banned from keeping animals for three years.

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Cages used to house the dogs

Carl Kevin Price, of Dorsett Road, Wednesbury, has been handed a disqualification order after admitting two counts of animal welfare offences. He was also given a 12-month community order following the investigation and prosecution by the RSPCA.

It involved 11 spaniel breed dogs including six puppies and five adults.

Inspectors for the RSPCA described the conditions at his home, which involved the dogs being "covered in urine and faeces" with "no bedding" and a dead puppy was discovered in one of the crates.

The floor of the building where the dogs were found