Dogs and the Law
There are a wide variety of canine laws currently applicable to dogs and their owners. As a responsible dog owner, you need to know about dog laws – your rights and responsibilities, in order to protect yourself, other people your dog and other dogs.
Do you know about which laws affect you as a dog owner? Here we take a look at some, but not all, of those currently in force in England & Wales and how they affect dog owners. Some laws are a little different in Scotland and northern Ireland, but it is sensible to check for yourself if in doubt.