The Government's proposals announced on May 13th by DEFRA are set out in a flagship Action Plan for Animal Welfare, which will see several new laws coming into effect, transforming the lives of animals in this country.
Legislation will now be underpinned by Environment Secretary George Eustice’s landmark Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill, which formally recognises animals as sentient beings in domestic law.
What's in a word? We communicate through speech, but dogs rely on body language, and minute facial expressions to get the meaning of 'words'. Dogs are great at reading us, but do we spend enough time learning to 'speak dog'?
Why dog walkers face stricter legislation next year. As an unregulated sector, The RSPCA and DEFRA will add stricter regulation to this unregulated sector in 2021. As part of the amended and updated Animal Welfare Act for the better health and safety of our beloved pooches.