Animal Law

Dog Walking

Dog Walking You may not realise but there are several laws that you should be aware of when dog walking.  Several pieces of legislation relate to the ownership and control…

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Guard Dogs

Guard Dogs There is specific legislation which governs the way in which dogs are used to guard people or property. The Guard Dogs Act 1975 states that any dog used…

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Sale of Dogs

Sale of Dogs In England and Wales there are laws which relate to the sale of dogs. If an individual runs a business which specialises in breeding dogs for sale…

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Dog Breeding Licence

Dog Breeding Licence If you wish to run a dog breeding business in England and Wales, there are strict conditions which you must comply with and you will require a…

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Dog Nuisance

Dog Nuisance Many people are dog owners. If you are one of them it is your responsibility to ensure that your it does not cause dog nuisance to others. Although…

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Lost Dogs Ownership

Lost Dogs Ownership Dog ownership can be complicated at times, particularly if you are faced with a missing or lost dogs. In terms of the law, lost dogs is dealt…

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Sale of Imperfect Dogs

Sale of Imperfect Dogs Although dogs are classed as domestic animals, in the majority of cases a sale of imperfect dogs is treated exactly the same as the sale of…

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Breeding Dogs

Breeding Dogs There are two Acts which relate to breeding dogs and selling them. The first is the Breeding of Dogs Act 1973 and the second is the Breeding and…

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Fox Hunting Law

Fox Hunting Law Fox Hunting is one of the oldest yet most controversial sports which dates back to the 15th Century. The sport involves chasing and then killing foxes on…

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Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 (DDA)

Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 (DDA) Just because dogs may be particularly good-natured doesn’t necessarily mean that they are not classed as a Dangerous Dogs under the Dangerous Dogs Act. It…

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