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The Kennel Club launches new 'Voice for dogs' manifesto ahead of general election
Law and Government - 5th December 2019 - 4:29 PM
Ahead of the General Election on December 12th, the new Kennel Club manifesto, ‘A Voice for Dogs’, calls upon the incoming government to reshape the laws surrounding dog welfare and provide stronger support to their owners. The wide-ranging nine-point plan highlights the key issues facing dogs and their owners, and details the legislative changes and measures which need to be taken to deliver far greater protection for dogs across the UK.
Kennel Club responds to Control of Dogs Act review
Law and Government - 19th July 2019 - 10:05 AM
Following the committee review of the Control of Dogs (Scotland) Act 2010 (released Thursday 18th July 2019), the Kennel Club and Scottish Kennel Club have issued the following statement:
Proposed protection of livestock bill puts dog owners lives at risk
Law and Government - 31st May 2019 - 3:37 PM
The Kennel Club (KC) has raised concerns of the risks to human health and safety presented by the proposed Protection of Livestock (Scotland) Bill, and has deemed the well-intentioned but ill-informed plans a missed opportunity to tackle the issue effectively.
Kennel Club welcomes new legislation on banning third party puppy sales
Law and Government - 13th May 2019 - 4:01 PM
Following the announcement by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) that new legislation to end third party puppy sales, known as ‘Lucy’s Law’, will be laid in Parliament today (announced Monday 13 May 2019)
Political pooch Sadie is crowned Holyrood Dog of the Year
Law and Government - 30th April 2019 - 10:28 AM
Sadie, an eight month-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel/Poodle cross has today (Monday 29 April) been crowned winner of the prestigious Holyrood Dog of the Year competition.
Welsh Springers Call on Welsh Government to Spring into Action for Lucy's Law!
Law and Government - 7th March 2019 - 2:50 PM
After recent confirmation by the UK Government that Lucy’s Law – the multi-award-winning campaign to ban third party selling of puppies by pet shops and other commercial dealers will soon come into effect in England - all eyes are now on Wales to follow suit.

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