News, Blog & Research Blog A great Christmas gift idea to help educate children and young people about the evils of puppy farming and dog fighting. As Christmas approaches and we rush to find last minute gifts spare a thought for all the dogs that are trapped in the evil world of puppy farming and dog fighting. The Evil Secrets of Chestnut Farm is a children’s book (aged 8+) by Marie Stubbs which aims to educate the next generation about the thousands of puppy farms in the UK and the horrendous practice of forcing dogs to fight so that spectators can watch and place bets on the outcome. As a committed animal lover and educationist, Marie’s uses her skills to deliver a sensitive and engaging story about a group of canine friends as they struggle to escape from the people who’ve trapped them in this awful world. It’s beautifully written, highly enjoyable and uplifting. It’s a must read this Christmas for all of those who care about man’s best friend. Buy a copy today and let’s hope for a brighter future for our canine friends. You never know, it may even have a happy ending…. The Evil Secret of Chestnut Farm by Marie Stubbs…. "Looks can be deceiving and so it was with Chestnut Farm. From the outside it had all the trappings of success. From its carefully manicured gardens to the lavish interior of the main house, you could almost smell the money. To the outside world, the people who lived at Chestnut Farm were upstanding members of their small community. But they were hiding a dark and shocking secret at their property. A secret that would end up having far-reaching and life-changing consequences for all involved ..." Find out more, here.