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Responsible Dog Ownership

Owning a dog or indeed any pet is great fun, but all pet owners now have a legal requirement under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to be a responsible owner.

Dog Ownership.

Firstly understand the law. This link gives you a good summery of the laws affection dog owners - The Kennel Club.

Understand the five welfare needs. (This includes all pets and not just dogs)

Pet owners are now legally obliged to care for their pet properly - by providing these five basic needs:

ThingsĀ to consider before owning a dog.

Micro-Chipping Dogs

Microchipping ensures that if you dog is lost or stolen then you are much more likely to be reunited.

Rescue dogs needing homes

Dog ownership is a huge responsibility, and should only be considered by people who have the time and dedication to do it properly.
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