Time for Change

The Pet Education Trust (PET) hopes that last night’s hard hitting Death Row Dogs documentary on BBC1 has had the desired effect on many people by making them aware of one common denominator when it comes to problems with status or dangerous dogs – bad ownership. The programme will also have stirred a whole wealth of emotions in animal lovers, particularly as they watched a healthy, friendly dog be seized from a previously...

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DOGS TRUST WELCOMES A NEW APPROACH TO DANGEROUS DOGS

Dogs Trust welcomes the Control of Dogs (Scotland) Bill which has now completed stage three of its passage through the Scottish parliament. The Bill, put forward by Christine Grahame MSP, champions the principle of ‘deed not breed’, and provides local authorities with greater powers to impose penalties on irresponsible owners. Dogs Trust has long campaigned for a fresh approach to the management of dangerous dogs in the UK, following...

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DOGS TRUST’S RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT’S DANGEROUS DOG CONSULTATION

Dogs Trust is delighted that the Government has announced a long awaited consultation on measures to tackle the issue of Dangerous Dogs. It has been apparent for many years that the existing Dangerous Dogs Act doesn’t work and that it urgently needs revising to help protect the general public and dog welfare. Dogs Trust has been lobbying the Government about the benefits of compulsory microchipping for the past twelve months. The...

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