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Dog access restrictions with no legal basis
Dog Owners - 5th April 2016 - 12:00 PM

Since October 2014 and the introduction of Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs), parish councils have no legal right to introduce restrictions on dog walking in England and Wales. Read more.

Restrictions on assistance dogs
Dog Owners - 5th April 2016 - 11:00 AM

KC Dog respects the right for local authorities to ban dogs from play areas however this should be done in a manner which leaves these areas accessible to assistance dogs. Read more.

Update on polls and Crufts tickets competition
Dog Owners - 5th April 2016 - 11:00 AM

A recent poll conducted by us showed that around two thirds of you believed that the ‘new means to pick up’ measures were not appropriate having considered some of the potential issues of this approach. Read more.

PSPOs in your area
Dog Owners - 5th April 2016 - 11:00 AM

While we might not be able to help everyone who informs us about PSPOs individually, we will be able to present examples of bad practice to officials to demonstrate that this legislation is not working as it was intended. Read more.

Parliamentary inquiry into animal welfare
Dog Owners - 5th April 2016 - 11:00 AM

The House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee conducted an enquiry into pet welfare which closed in March 2016. Read more.

Live PSPOs
Dog Owners - 5th April 2016 - 11:00 AM

Wrexham County Borough Council is currently consulting on proposals to restrict access to dog walking areas. Read more.

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