Post-Brexit rules on pet travel in and out of Northern Ireland set to be costly.
There might be no quick fix for dogs pulling on the lead but it can be solved easily by going back to basics.
New research in Scotland showing that docking the tails of working gundogs can prevent suffering from tail injuries has been welcomed by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).
Ragnar, a rehomed seven-year-old German wirehaired pointer has taken the top trophy in the Gamekeepers’ Classes at Crufts 2014.
Gamekeepers, beaters and pickers-up from across the UK are getting ready for one of the highlights of the gundog calendar – Crufts 2014. The UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), will host the gamekeepers’ classes at Crufts. Gamekeepers, owners of working gundogs, gundog teams Read more…
BASC is reviewing proposals to exclude dogs at certain times from land owned or managed by Coleraine Borough Council in Northern Ireland.
The Scottish Government is consulting on the introduction of compulsory microchipping of all dogs in Scotland. The consultation also seeks views on the re-introduction of a dog licensing system and the muzzling of all dogs when in public places. Lastly, suggestions are invited on legislative or other measures that might reduce dog fouling.