How do I apply for a Certificate of Exemption to keep an XL bully dog in England and Wales?

American Bully XL dog breed

The UK government tells us that from February 1, 2024 it will be a criminal offence to own an XL bully dog in England and Wales unless your dog has a valid certificate of exemption. Also, from 31 December 2023, it will be against the …

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Children should be prevented from attending foxhunting activities as it grooms them

Foxhunting

NEWS AND COMMENT: A-list celebrities who are animal advocates, namely Ricky Gervais, Twiggy, Sir Mark Rylance, Peter Egan, Amanda Abbington, Gemma Atkinson, the sailor Tracey Edwards, the television presenter Kirsty Gallacher, and the singer Shirley Kemp are urging the British government to ban children from …

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American XL bully should be docile according to the co-founder of the breed

Dave Wilson the founder of the XL Bully is against the UK ban

On this page you will see a video from TikTok in which Dave Wilson, a co-founder of the American XL bully breed, makes it clear that he intended this breed to be docile. He selectively bred with other breeders a variety of dog breeds to …

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Bidens’ German Shepherd, Commander, banished from the White House

Commander

The Times headline is “First Dog hounded out of White House”. So, it has finally happened. Commander has been banished from the White House at last after biting at least 11 people. The place simply wasn’t right for him. There were suggestions that he should …

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Tying up your dog outside the supermarket is illegal in Spain (€10,000 fine!)

A crime in Spain to leave your dog tied up outside the supermarket

The Times reports a rather surprising animal welfare law which apparently has just come into force in Spain which makes tying up your dog outside the supermarket while you pop in a crime. And it’s punishable by a hefty fine of a maximum €10,000 ($10,500). …

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British government is going to ban American bully XL dogs but it is hellishly complicated and will it work?

American bully XL

It is currently all over the news after some killings by American bully XL dogs of people in the UK and other countries. Bred from fighting stock and therefore inherits aggressive tendencies One supporter of a ban of the “breed” says that this type of …

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Canadian police officer kills a deer with an axe in suburbia on video in plain sight

Canadian police officer kills an injured deer with an axe in suburbia on video

NEWS AND COMMENT: I am very critical of these police officers’ behavior and police behavior generally in this post. This is sheer horror and the horror was committed by a police officer of the Ontario Provincial Police. A resident, Marcey Danae, saw the brutal killing …

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