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Is your dog’s collar dangerous?

A version of this article first appeared on peta2.com. Walking with your canine companion is one of the best things you can do for the physical and emotional well-being of your furry friend. It can also strengthen the bond you share. But, if you use the wrong type of collar, …

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Electric shock collars for dogs banned in Scotland

Electric necklaces will be banned in Scotland The collars are used to train dogs using small shocks, but have been criticized by animal rights activists and opposition politicians. Holyrood MPs are expected to debate new laws proposed by Conservative MP Maurice Golden on Thursday, which were drafted to introduce a …

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UK government faces calls to ban dog collars

Pressure is mounting on the UK government to follow in Scotland’s footsteps by banning the use of electric dog collars. The Scottish government announced on Wednesday that a ban on the devices would be introduced through directives issued under current Holyrood legislation. Now animal charities and Scottish politicians are calling …

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Electric dog collars banned in Scotland

Scotland is following Wales’ lead in banning electric shock dog collars (Photo: Shutterstock) Electric dog collars will be banned in Scotland after thousands of people back a campaign to end ‘barbaric’ devices. The Scottish Government has said that causing pain to animals by “improper training methods is clearly unacceptable”. 10-year-old …

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Electric dog collars will be banned in Scotland

The use of electric dog collars should be banned in Scotland, the Scottish government has announced. Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham said causing pain to animals by “improper training methods is clearly totally unacceptable.” The ban will be introduced through directives issued under the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2006 (Scotland). …

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