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Victory for dog owners in UK's first successful PSPO legal challenge
Law and Government - 13th April 2018 - 10:23 AM
The Kennel Club was involved in the successful challenge of part of a draconian Public Spaces Protection Order in Richmond, which could have seen dog owners criminalised if their dogs so much as urinated whilst out on a walk.
Kennel Club response to electric shock collar ban announcement
Law and Government - 11th March 2018 - 9:05 AM
The Kennel Club, the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to dog health and welfare, is delighted that Government has acted on its #BanShockCollars campaign, which called for a ban on the use of electric shock dog collars, and is launching a consultation on introducing regulations to do just that under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.
Kennel Club welcomes Labour Party Proposals
Law and Government - 14th February 2018 - 4:05 PM
The UK’s largest organisation dedicated to dog health and welfare, the Kennel Club, has welcomed Labour’s draft policy document ‘Animal Welfare for the Many, Not the Few’, which includes some key policy proposals dedicated to improving dog welfare.
Foreign Secretary backs call to ban shock collars
Law and Government - 1st February 2018 - 4:46 PM
The Kennel Club is giving its full backing to the comments made yesterday (Wednesday 31st January) by the Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP who has called for a ban on electric shock collars for dogs.
Kennel Club hails Scottish ban on shock training devices a victory for dogs and dog lovers
Law and Government - 25th January 2018 - 9:11 AM
The Kennel Club has welcomed the announcement by Cabinet Secretary for the Environment Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham MSP to ban the use of electric shock collars in Scotland.
Dogs in Scotland could be given electric shocks to stop them going to the toilet
Law and Government - 24th January 2018 - 8:56 AM
Official code of practice of the Electronic Collar Manufacturers Association, which has lobbied Scottish Government against a ban on these cruel devices, claims they are ‘designed to manage’ dogs soiling in public

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