Dangerous Dogs

"Dangerous Dogs": Deal with the Deed, Not the Breed
The Kennel Club is campaigning for the overhaul of existing dangerous dogs legislation.
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With over 8 million dogs in the UK, the dog owning population accounts for approximately 25 percent of the British public, meaning that dog issues can have wide-spread voting appeal.
Information For Those Wishing To Object To Breed Specific Legislation
If you wish to write to politicians about breed specific legislation then these facts may be of use: Genetics and Behaviour Genetics (breed) plays only a part in the temperament of an individual dog
Statement Following the Death of Lexi Branson
The Kennel Club is extremely saddened by the tragic death of the young girl, Lexi Branson, and our thoughts and deepest condolences go to her family.
Parents Can Change Hospital Statistics Says Kennel Club As New Admission Figures Are Revealed
The Kennel Club, the UK’s largest organisation dedicated to responsible dog ownership, has called for greater awareness about child safety around dogs following the release of figures showing that 17% of incidents involving dogs happen to children under 10 years old.
Changes To Dangerous Dog Law Will Help Protect The UK’s Dogs, Public, And Responsible Owners, Says Kennel Club
The UK’s largest organisation dedicated to dog welfare, the Kennel Club, has welcomed amendments made to the Dangerous Dogs Act (1991) which extend the law to cover incidents on private property, increase maximum sentences for owners of dangerous dogs, and makes injuries to assistance dogs an aggravated offence.
Kennel Club Welcomes New Law To Tackle Irresponsible Dog Owners
The Kennel Club has welcomed the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act (2014), which gives new powers to local authorities and the police to deal with irresponsible dog owners, but it has concerns that it leaves responsible owners open to being unjustly penalised by potentially over-zealous local authorities.
Dangerous Dog Experts Gather For Kennel Club Meeting
The Kennel Club, the UK’s largest dog welfare organisation, will lead discussions on the need for better investigation into dog bite incidents, at a meeting at its Clarges Street offices, London, W1, on Monday (26 January).
Experts Plan Strategy For The Future Of ‘Dangerous’ Dogs
A meeting of dangerous dogs experts, led by the UK’s largest dog welfare organisation, the Kennel Club, has laid the groundwork for an agreed strategy for reducing dog bite incidents in the UK.
Kennel Club supports House of Commons report on failings of Dangerous Dogs legislation
The Kennel Club is pleased to see the publication of the report released today by the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) Committee regarding the failings of Dangerous Dog legislation and its inability to protect the public while harming animal welfare.
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