Ban Shock Collars

Chain dogs and shock collars to become illegal

Keeping dogs chained to a fixed object or equipping them with collars that give electric shocks will soon become illegal, according to a bill released by the government. The proposed changes to the animal welfare law came after hundreds of people staged a street march calling for stricter legislation while …

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Holyrood called for a ban on electric dog collars

SNP’s John Mason MSP signs pledge to ban shock collars. Photo: Peter Devlin Animal welfare activist Siobhan Garrahy has filed a petition in Holyrood calling on MSPs to urge the Scottish government to ban collars, which critics say are cruel and unnecessary. Scottish ministers have so far repeatedly resisted calls …

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