Kennel Club to push for Amendment to Welsh Dog Breeding Regulations

(KC Press Release) The Kennel Club has pledged to continue lobbying for sensible amendments to the latest draft dog breeding regulations laid before the Welsh Government this week, in order to ensure any new regulations are a genuine and workable improvement on current measures. Commenting on the draft Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations…

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Kennel Club comments on new Northern Ireland dog breeding regulations

(KC Release) The Kennel Club has welcomed new regulations to be introduced in Northern Ireland as a positive step towards better standards of welfare for the breeding of dogs. The Welfare of Animals (Dog Breeding Establishments and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 will introduce specified standards for keepers of three or more breeding bitches…

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Wales takes huge stride towards better dog welfare

(BVA Release) The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) have warmly welcomed the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) announcement on reform of dog breeding legislation and the compulsory microchipping of certain dogs. The announcement, made by Rural Affairs Minister Elin Jones AM, follows a report by an expert Task and Finish…

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