Banned Breeds and the Law

A recent post and subsequent comments made about it on Facebook the other day made me think it would be a good idea to write an article about banned dog breeds and the law as it currently stands in the UK.

According to the Dangerous Dogs Act . . . → Read More: Banned Breeds and the Law

He only wants to play…

One of the first articles we ever published on Paws Around Berkshire was about the consequences of dogs meeting up incorrectly when out walking: Dog on Dog Attacks. Sadly, nearly four years later, this is still one of the most frustrating and potentially . . . → Read More: He only wants to play…

Dealing with irresponsible dog ownership

From October 20th, 2014, police and local councils will have new powers aimed at preventing dog attacks.

Owners whose dogs are not properly under control could find themselves required to attend behavioural classes and/or be ordered to keep their dogs muzzled and leashed. Those who do not comply will face a . . . → Read More: Dealing with irresponsible dog ownership

Breed Specific Legislation (BSL)

Wednesday saw the two year anniversary of the sad day it was announced that a dog called Lennox had been put to sleep in Belfast because he had been found to be of ‘pitbull type’ and was thus illegal under current UK Breed Specific Legislation (BSL).

Lennox . . . → Read More: Breed Specific Legislation (BSL)