Date lodged: 16 February 2017
To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to raise awareness among dog walkers of the risk of livestock worrying.
Answered by: Fergus Ewing 8 March 2017
We are fully supporting the campaign launched recently by Police Scotland to highlight the importance of dog owners keeping their pets under control when walking in rural areas. This campaign, is being run in conjunction with the Scottish Partnership Against Rural Crime, Scottish National Heritage and the representative body Land and Estates, and is timed to coincide with spring lambing season.