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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Vets support moves to improve dog breeding in Northern Ireland

(BVA Release) New legislation to regulate all commercial dog breeders was agreed in the Northern Ireland Assembly on Monday 18th February. Welcoming the announcement, BVA President Peter Jones said: “We fully support initiatives to clamp down on unscrupulous breeders and allow good breeders to demonstrate their own value to the puppy-buying public, so we are…

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