Electric Shock Collars

Electric Shock Collars
The Kennel Club in calling upon the Government and Scottish Parliament to introduce an outright ban on this barbaric method of training dogs.
“Historic Day for Animal Welfare in Wales” as Welsh Assembly Bans Electric Shock Training Devices
“Historic Day for Animal Welfare in Wales” as Welsh Assembly Bans Electric Shock Training Devices
Kennel Club’s Leading Campaign Collared in Wales
Wales' Rural Affairs Minister Announces Complete Ban on the use of Electric Shock Collars After four years of campaigning, the Kennel Club has jubilantly welcomed the announcement made
Kennel Club Condemns Shock Collar Manufacturers
After a milestone victory for dogs in Wales, the Kennel Club is disappointed to learn of the intention of the Electronic Collar Manufacturers Association to seek a Judicial Review
Shock collar ban sparks support in Scotland
Shock collar ban sparks support in Scotland
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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.
Dogs Trust And Kennel Club Join Forces To Support Shock Bill In Parliament
Dog welfare organisations Dogs Trust and the Kennel Club are supporting Matthew Offord, Conservative MP for Hendon, who is calling for a ban on the sale and use of electric shock collars during a Ten Minute Rule Bill presented to the House of Commons on Wednesday 22nd January.
Time For A Ban On Electric Shock Collars, The Public Tells Westminster
Overwhelming public support for a government ban on these cruel dog devices finds Kennel Club research
KCAI Scheme Updates Code Of Practice To Support Kennel Club’s Campaign Against Electric Shock Collars
The Kennel Club Accredited Instructor Scheme (KCAI) has officially changed the wording of its Code of Practice to include a ban on using electric shock collars or other aversive methods to ensure the safety of dogs across the UK.
Fifth anniversary marked of shock collar ban #ShockFreeWales
AS Wales celebrates the fifth anniversary of a landmark ban on electronic shock collars, a powerful coalition of organisations has urged the Welsh Government to retain the ban.
A Shocking Way To Treat A Dog
The Kennel Club joined forces with Matthew Offord MP in Parliament on 7 June at an event calling for a ban on the use and sale of electric shock collars in the UK. Learn more.
Scottish Government refuses to ban use of electric shock collars on dogs
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.
Kennel Club #BanShockCollars campaign set to be won in England
The Kennel Club is delighted that, following a meeting with Rt Hon Michael Gove and Ross Thomson MP just last week, it is understood that a ban on both the sale and use of shock collars is to be announced across the UK shortly, following a consultation period on the terms of such a ban, including a total import ban and a possible amnesty.
Kennel Club response to electric shock collar ban announcement
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.
UK wide electric shock collar ban will save hundreds of thousands of dogs from aversive training devices
The Kennel Club’s ten year campaign to #BanShockCollars has finally come to fruition with the welcome news that Defra will completely ban the use of remote control electric shock collars in England.
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