Why you should join the end BSL campaign

Samantha Gaines
Saturday, September 2, 2017

As veterinary professionals and animal experts we all understand that aggression is a complex behaviour and whether or not a dog uses aggression is influenced by a range of factors including how they are bred, reared and experiences throughout their lifetime. Breed is not a good predictor of risk. But in the UK, under the Dangerous Dogs Act, breed specific legislation prohibits the ownership of four types of dog despite there being no specific research to demonstrate that they are more aggressive towards people than other dogs. The RSPCA believes it is wrong to punish innocent dogs simply because of their appearance and is calling for a change to the law.

Why you should join the end BSL campaign
Why you should join the end BSL campaign

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