Exotic pets are popular in the UK. The word “exotic” means wild animal in this context. Under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act licences were issued… Read More »UK law on keeping wild animals needs to be overhauled
TEWSKBURY, MASSACHUSETTS, USA – NEWS AND COMMENT: The words in the title are those of Vilmaria Maldonado who treats three six-month-old goats as pets on… Read More »This is like someone asking you to kill your cat or dog
NEWS AND VIEWS: Florida’s lawmakers are set to ban the tethering of pets and leaving them unsupervised. A bill is currently being debated: Senate Bill… Read More »Florida is set to ban pet tethering despite objections by the NRA
I’m prompted to write this article because of a well publicised story in The Times newspaper today about a QC’s dog savaging a beloved local… Read More »What is the UK law on dogs attacking animals?
The Kennel Club, who run the world-famous Crufts dog show, have criticised the government and the new rules regarding travelling with dogs between the UK… Read More »Nasty EU Commissioners make pet travel between Britain and EU unnecessarily difficult
It is perfectly legal to own or have custody of a raccoon in Texas. There is no law preventing a person from owning a raccoon as a pet in Texas as at the date of this article.
The UK is going through the last phases of Brexit negotiations. On 1 January 2021 the country leaves the European Union. It’s a complex process… Read More »European Union refuses to grant Part 1 listed status for pet travel after UK leaves EU
NEWS AND VIEWS: The county of Weixin, Yunnan province, had laid down the law on dog-walking because of complaints of dog bites. They had ruled… Read More »Southwest China’s dog-walking ban unravels
Under new UK regulations called Tuk’s Law veterinarians must scan a dog for a microchip before euthanising the animal.
A law is being introduced in the UK to prevent landlords from stopping renters living with their cats and dogs.
The RSPCA and the City Of London Corporation are two organisations calling for dog walkers to be regulated because it’s getting out of hand. Some… Read More »Calls for dog walkers to be regulated in UK
All sturgeon caught in British waters belong to the monarch under a 1324 statute
Yesterday, the French government announced plans to ban the breeding of mink in France and the outlawing of wild animals in travelling circuses under improved… Read More »Breeding of mink to be banned in France
In the UK in 2019 there was a change in the law regarding animals in entertainment which means that actors cannot handle animals like a… Read More »In the UK actors playing veterinarians cannot handle animals like vets