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Scottish Government refuses to ban use of electric shock collars on dogs
Law and Government - 14th November 2017 - 8:48 AM
The Scottish Government has announced its intention to continue to allow the sale and use of electric shock training collars on dogs, despite the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to dog health and welfare, the Kennel Club, and the Scottish Kennel Club presenting overwhelming evidence supporting a total ban on the cruel training devices.
‘Paw-fect’ canine candidate, Rocky, is crowned Westminster Dog of the Year
Law and Government - 26th October 2017 - 3:18 PM
There was a worthy winner in Westminster today, as Rocky, a seven-year-old Labrador belonging to Batley and Spen Labour MP Tracy Brabin, was crowned 2017 Westminster Dog of the Year.
Kennel Club Offers Assistance to Local Authorities Over Public Space Protection Orders
Law and Government - 18th October 2017 - 5:30 PM
Local councils across England are being encouraged to seek advice from the Kennel Club when their previously issued Dog Control Orders automatically convert to become Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) later this week (19th and 20th October).
Kennel Club Welcomes Thanet District Council Decision To Scrap Dog DNA Scheme Proposals
Law and Government - 4th October 2017 - 1:35 PM
The Kennel Club, the UK’s largest dog welfare organisation, has welcomed a decision by Thanet District Council to abandon controversial plans to make dog DNA registration compulsory as a means of tackling dog fouling in the area.
Kennel Club Dismay At Policy That Could Stop Lost Dogs Being Reunited With Poorest Owners
Law and Government - 22nd September 2017 - 11:11 AM
The Kennel Club has expressed its dismay at a proposal that could see more dogs being destroyed or sent to rehoming centres, if their owners can’t immediately afford the fine owed, which was discussed last night by Newcastle-Under-Lyme’s Public Protection Committee.
Kennel Club’s Worry Over Richmond’s Restrictions on Local Residents and Visitors
Law and Government - 7th July 2017 - 9:00 AM
The Kennel Club is concerned that following its Public Spaces Protection Order consultation, the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames is still planning to introduce measures which will seriously restrict the freedom of dog walkers.

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