The Control of Dogs Order 1992 states that in England and Scotland a dog in a public place must wear a collar with its owner’s… Read More »UK: dogs must wear a collar with owner’s name and address on the tag
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
“If the governor signs it, a bill that has passed the California legislature will end businesses that “house hundreds of dogs, mostly greyhounds, for the… Read More »Hundreds of dogs, mostly greyhounds, housed for the sole purpose of draining their blood
NEWS AND COMMENT: It seems to me that the US authorities can’t trust many of the countries who export dogs to the US because many… Read More »US bans dog imports from 100 countries as they can’t trust the exporting countries
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?
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.
NEWS AND COMMENT: I’ve insulted pigs because the way the Taiwanese opposition members of Parliament are behaving is way worse than pigs. It is like… Read More »Piggish behaviour by Taiwanese opposition members of Parliament
In the UK, rivers are becoming more polluted from farms and water company sewer overflows; 84% of rivers have failed to meet government targets concerning… Read More »Farmers will lose subsidies if they pollute rivers
A law is being introduced in the UK to prevent landlords from stopping renters living with their cats and dogs.
All sturgeon caught in British waters belong to the monarch under a 1324 statute
NEWS AND OPINION: The law regarding the importation of animal fur into the UK is highly complicated. I know that the European Union banned cat… Read More »Fur sales to be banned when Britain leaves European law