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Published on October 28, 2014 by Clare Williams

Police and local authorities were granted new powers to tackle irresponsible dog ownership on October 20. The aim is to use early intervention measures such as Acceptable Behaviour Contracts and Community Protection Notices to prevent future dog attacks.


Published on August 06, 2014 by Clare Williams
Snapping at the heels of ITV's Dangerous Dogs and Channel 4's Going to the Dogs, Channel 5's Dangerous Dog Owners and Proud (aired 4 August 2014) was the third programme in a row to give airtime to dog abusers and irresponsible owners.

Published on June 30, 2014 by Clare Williams
The NAWT is supporting Royal Mail’s Dog Awareness Week this week which is aimed at highlighting the significant number of dog attacks on postal workers and to encourage responsible dog ownership. In this guest post, Shaun Davis from Royal Mail explains more.

Published on May 12, 2014 by Clare Williams
The Dangerous Dog Act misleadingly suggests this is a law only applying to certain breeds of dogs most famously the banned Pit Bull. In fact it is a law that has always applied to all owners and all dog breeds.

Published on April 10, 2014 by Clare Williams

Every now and again someone connected with the media takes the decision to rehome a pet from an animal charity. Like many people, their expectation is that with so many animals needing homes, rescue centres will be falling over themselves to thrust a lead or cat basket in their hand. The reality proves somewhat different as they discover there are procedures to follow to a greater or lesser extent so they put pen to paper.


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