20/06/17

Pet Passports Post Brexit

Holiday season is upon us and many of us will be taking our dogs on holiday. Indeed, 250,000 British cats and dogs are taken to …

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05/06/17

Register for Animal Abusers

In the United States, Animal abuse is being taken far more seriously than ever before and in more and more jurisdictions.  As a result, laws …

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24/04/17

Court Proceedings for failing to Microchip

From 6 April 2016 it became law for all dog owners to ensure that their dog is microchipped and that their details are kept up …

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27/02/17

Law Changes to Combat the Cruelty of Puppy Farming

CHANGES IN THE LAW Smaller and commercial breeders will have to meet a ‘strict welfare criteria’ Those breeding three or more litters a year will …

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19/01/17

Potential Changes to Breed Specific Legislation

The law in Northern Ireland could be changed as a result of the case of Hank the dog who was seized by Belfast City Council …

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23/12/16

Can I be buried with my dog?

In recent years, in England and Wales, this has generally not been an option.  However, the practice is now becoming increasingly popular with an increasing …

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29/11/16

SHOULD POLICE DOGS BE GIVEN THE SAME LEGAL STATUS AS OFFICERS?

The Home Office appears to think not. However, a Petition calling for a change in the law has been set up as a result of …

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18/11/16

DOG OWNERSHIP AND THE LAW

Dog Ownership laws can be difficult to swallow for many people as dogs are considered property under the law despite the emotional attachments owners have …

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20/10/16

Dangerous Dogs Act Needs Banning

DANGEROUS DOGS ACT NEEDS BANNING (Not the so-called “Dangerous Dogs”) The Dangerous Dogs Act (DDA) is flawed and does not protect the public from dangerous …

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11/10/16

Is Your Dog “Dangerously Out of Control”?

Is Your Dog “Dangerously Out of Control”? (And Not Just when the Biscuit Tin Comes Out) Every time we let our dogs off their leads …

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06/10/16

Legal Challenge against Dog Breeding Establishment’s Licence

A small independent charity in Kent has taken legal action against the council responsible for licensing the biggest dog breeding puppy farm operation in the UK. Chancepixies …

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