Amber Heard ordered to appear in court after ‘sneaking’ Pistol and Boo Boo into Australia on Depp’s jet

Amber and Johnny

Amber Heard has been issued with a summons after she illegally brought two dogs into Australia last month.

The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions – an independent prosecution service established by Parliament to prosecute alleged offences against Commonwealth law confirmed the summons.

Amber and Johnny became embroiled in a customs furore when it when it emerged that there beloved Yorkshire terriers had entered country by private jet and NOT been declared to customs officers.

SplashJohnny Depp's dogs Pistol and Boo Boo
Innocent looking Pistol and Boo Boo

Under Australian law, dogs must be kept under quarantine for at least 10 days after arrival to protect against the spread of disease.

Authorities became aware of Pistol and Boo Boo’s presence in the country after Liane Kent, a Gold Coast dog groomer posted a picture of the pups on social media.

Depp was given just a few days to return to dogs to the US or they had been threatened with euthanasia.

Happy Dogz/ABC NewsLianne Kent and Elly Kent Johnny Depp's Yorkshire terriers Pistol (l) and Boo (r) at Happy Dogz groomers on the Gold Coast, Australia
The picture which alerted the authorities

Agriculture minister Minister Barnaby Joyce said: “Mr Depp has to either take his dogs back to California or we are going to have to euthanise them.

“He’s now got about 50 hours left to remove the dogs. He can put them on the same charter jet he flew in on and fly back out of our nation.”

Pistol and Boo Boo made it out of the country in time but Amber is not happy about what happened.

The actress admitted that the couple will be avoiding Australia after the row and took a dig at the minister with her response.

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