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Electric shock collars for pets to be banned in England | UK News

Electric pet collars are to be banned in England. Environment Secretary Michael Gove said the “punitive” collars “are causing harm and suffering to our pets.” They are already banned in Wales and Scotland is preparing to ban them as well. Collars can be used to modify certain behaviors in animals, …

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Is Michael Gove right to ban electric dog collars?

The government has announced that electric cat and dog collars will be banned in England, a move that has prompted critics to accuse Environment Secretary Michael Gove of a dramatic policy reversal. Shock collars, which are often sold as training devices, can provide “up to 6000 volts of electricity or …

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Cruel electric shock collars for pets to ban

Cruel electronic training collars used on dogs and cats must be banned under new legislation, the government announced today. Remote controlled electronic training collars (electronic collars) have a remote device that triggers an electronic pulse, the strength of which can vary, while others can spray a harmful chemical. Aside from …

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Ban on shock collars for ‘cruel’ animals will not extend to Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland may soon be the only part of the UK where electric dog and cat collars are not banned. Used as training devices, remote control collars can trigger an electrical pulse of varying strength or spray harmful chemicals onto the animal. Environment Secretary Michael Gove is expected to announce …

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Electric collars for dogs and cats should be banned

Electric shock collars for dogs and cats should be banned, UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove is expected to announce this week. Used as training devices, remote control collars can trigger an electrical pulse of varying strength or spray harmful chemicals onto the animal. Mr Gove, who has described Britain as …

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Electric Dog Collars Will Be ILLEGAL in Britain Due to Animal Cruelty | Nature | New

Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, is expected to announce this week that barbarian devices will no longer be permitted for sale. Mr Gove said the collars are “punitive devices” that “can cause harm and suffering, intentionally or not, to our pets.” He added, “We …

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