Information for owners of restricted breeds of dogs
Section 56(1) of the Companion Animals Act 1998 lists the control requirements that must be complied with by the owners of restricted breeds of dogs which are:-
Some of the control requirements are the following:-
Section 56(1) of the Act states that:-
An authorised officer can seize a restricted dog if of the opinion that the requirements of section 56 are not reasonably capable of being complied with at the property where the dog is ordinarily kept.