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Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 150645, tabled on 6 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department has issued guidance to owners to encourage responsible dog ownership.

Answered on

12 June 2018

In April this year we updated the statutory Code of Practice for the Welfare of Dogs, made under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, which provides owners and keepers with information on how to meet the welfare needs of their dogs as required by the 2006 Act. The statutory code is available on GOV.UK.