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Welsh Government Consultation: Dog breeding establishments - local authority guidance Published Date: 16/08/2021

The Welsh Government are consulting on proposed recommendations as a result of the review of the Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations 2014 (the “Regulations”).

The guidance seeks to ensure the needs of a dog are met, to include:

  • its need for a suitable environment
  • its need for a suitable diet
  • its need to be able to exhibit normal behaviour patterns
  • any need it has to be housed with, or apart from, other animals, and
  • its need to be protected from pain, suffering, injury and disease.

The consultation will close on  17 September 2021.



IoL Response to consultation

The IoL will respond to this consultation and this survey seeks views from IoL members to inform our response.  The consultation will close on 17 September 2021,  and this survey will run until 7 September to enable a comprehensive review of member views when compiling the IoL response.