Designer dog and cat breeding to be 'outlawed' in Scotland this year under new regulations



The breeding of designer pets could be effectively outlawed this year in Scotland under new licensing regulations.
The Scottish Government plans to tighten the licensing of dog, cat and rabbit breeding activities in Scotland to stop people breeding these animals in poor conditions and then selling them on.
A consultation was launched between September and the end of November to help stakeholders shape the new regulations.
And this week in Parliament the Minister for Rural Affairs, Mairi Gougeon, said the responses will be published at the end of the month with the “hope to introduce... read more

 
11 January 2019 in Politics, Views: 41
Source: Scotsman
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