Dangerous Dogs Act

Family Dogs Put Down Following Baby's Death

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

Two dogs, an Alaskan Malamute and a dog, and collie-cross breed have been put down following the death of a six-day-old girl, in her home in West Wale...

Charlotte Meredith

New Dangerous Dog Laws 'Will Not Prevent Future Attacks'

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK

The UK's dog laws are due to be strengthened later this year after a string of fatal attacks, but are they enough to prevent attacks from reoccurring?...

Jade Anderson's Family Call For Change In Dangerous Dogs Law

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK

The family of a teenager mauled to death by a pack of dogs have launched a petition for a change in the law after police said they were unlikely to pr...

'Unlikely' Anyone Will Be Prosecuted Over Dog Attack

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK

It is unlikely anyone will be prosecuted over the death of a 14-year-old who was mauled by a pack of dogs, police admitted after saying they had no ev...

Is It Time For Tougher Dog Laws?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK

Campaigners say it is time to toughen up Britain's dangerous dog laws in the aftermath of the death of Jade Anderson. They want to see 'dog wardens...

Royal Mail Delivers Stern Warning To Dog Owners

PA | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

Dog-owners have been urged to keep their animals under control during the school holidays to tackle the "unacceptably high" number of attacks on posta...

Owners Need to Take Responsibility to Tackle Dog Aggression

Elaine Pendlebury | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Pendlebury

An out of control dog can have potentially fatal consequences, so dog aggression is a serious issue that nobody can ignore. But what is really causing this problem and, perhaps more importantly, what can be done to solve the issue?

Dangerous Dog Owners Could Face Jail

PA | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK

Owners of dangerously out of control dogs which harm others in a public place will face up to 18 months in prison under new guidelines for judges. ...

Why the Fight Goes on to Get it Right on Dangerous Dogs

Rachel Cunningham | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK
Rachel Cunningham

Pity the Poor Pit Bull Terrier- The Pit Bull Terrier type is perhaps the most abused and misunderstood dog in our society. Bred to fight bulls and other large animals, the breed-type was outlawed in the UK in 1991 when the Dangerous Dogs Act was first introduced.