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The Dog Law Handbook 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780414048188
Previous Edition ISBN: 0721913407
Published: May 2011
Publisher: Shaw & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £105.00

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The Dog Law Handbook is a practical guide which draws together the considerable and diverse body of law relating to dogs and their activities. The first section of the work comprises a narrative summary of the law.

This is followed by sections containing the fully annotated, consolidated text of relevant primary and secondary legislation and government circulars.

Aimed at all of those whose work involves them with dog law, including local authority dog wardens and legal departments, and the police, as well as organisations such as kennels and dog clubs.

  • The book first provides a summary of the law, with footnotes enabling readers who wish to do so to refer to the statutory materials set out the later parts
  • Draws together into one volume the large and diverse body of law relating to dogs and their activities then sets out the consolidated text of all the relevant legislation and government circulars, with full expert annotations
  • Outlines the law relating to the ownership, theft, and sale of dogs
  • Details owners’ responsibilities under the strict liability and negligence rules
  • Deals with nuisances, byelaws and hygiene regulations
  • Looks at dogs and diseases, dangerous dogs, and guard dogs
  • Covers dogs on the road, trespassing dogs, and stray dogs
  • Deals with dog welfare issues, including killing and injuring dogs, and boarding and breeding kennels - and discusses enforcement powers, prosecutions and post-conviction powers
  • Looks at various miscellaneous areas, such as performing dogs, dogs and game, and the import and export of dogs
  • This new edition is fully updated to take account of all recent legislative and case law developments

Local Government Law, Animal Law
Part I: A Summary of the Law
Chapter 1: Ownership and Theft
Chapter 2: Sales of Dogs
Chapter 3: Owners’ Responsibilities under Strict Liability and Negligence Rules
Chapter 4: Dogs and Diseases
Chapter 5: Dogs on the Road
Chapter 6: Trespassing Dogs
Chapter 7: Nuisances, Byelaws and Hygiene Regulations
Chapter 8: Dangerous and Ferocious Dogs
Chapter 9: Dog Collars and Stray Dogs
Chapter 10: The Rules about Killing and Injuring Dogs
Chapter 11: Boarding Kennels and Breeding Kennels
Chapter 12: Guard Dogs
Chapter 13: General Welfare of Dogs
Chapter 14: Performing Dogs
Chapter 15: Dogs and Game
Chapter 16: Import and Export
Part II: Acts of Parliament Relating to Dogs
Part III: Acts of Parliament Relating to Animals Generally
Part IV: Statutory Orders and Regulations
Part V: Government Department Circulars.