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New Welfare Standards For Dog Breeding In Wales

Wales’ Rural Affairs Minister, Elin Jones, has announced her intention to introduce new legislation which will significantly enhance animal welfare in Wales. The new legislation, which will replace the Breeding of Dogs Act 1973 with Wales-specific regulations that are fit for purpose will be based on proposals made by an expert Task and Finish group which was commissioned by the Rural Affairs Minister to review the legislation on the breeding of dogs to reflect the five welfare needs identified in the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

Source: DogMagazine.net – the K9 Magazine blog

New Welfare Standards For Dog Breeding In Wales

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