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Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard issued with summons after dogs Boo and Pistol brought illegally into country on private jet.

American actress Amber Heard has been issued with a summons after illegally bringing dogs Boo and Pistol into Australia on Johnny Depp’s private jet.

The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions has confirmed a summons was issued against Ms Heard yesterday.

The Yorkshire terriers made international headlines in May when they were flown into Australia aboard Depp’s private jet while he and Heard were on the Gold Coast, where Depp has been filming the latest film in the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise.

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Johnny Depp’s Yorkshire terriers Boo and Pistol were spotted at Happy Dogz groomers on the Gold Coast in May. (Image via ABC- Supplied: Happy Dogz)

They became undone after a photo of the two dogs was shared on social media by a Gold Coast dog grooming salon, almost three weeks after they had arrived in the country.

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce issued an ultimatum to Depp, saying the dogs Pistol and Boo should “bugger off” back to the United States or be put down.

Pistol and Boo were flown back to the United States a few days later.

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