Cats and the law

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With so much talk about dogs and the law so frequently in the news, we thought it would make a change to have a look at how the law relates to our feline friends.

The Animal Welfare Act of 2006 applies to both domestic and feral cats and, as well as . . . → Read More: Cats and the law

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

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

Watch out…

There’s a thief about…

With the latest figures just out on the number of strays picked up every year on our streets, including how many of those are sadly put down if they are not claimed or rehomed, you might think that dog theft wouldn’t be . . . → Read More: Watch out…