Netherlands to ban shock collars for dogs, limit breeding of ‘designer cats’

The Netherlands will ban the use of shock collars on dogs from July next year, Minister Carola Schouten of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality announced.

She is also tackling abuses in the breeding of so-called "designer cats". The Minister previously also announced new animal welfare criteria for dog breeding, primarily focused on breeding for external characteristics.

nltimes.nl

 

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