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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-11006: Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 30 August 2017

To ask the Scottish Government when it will introduce regulations to permit the use of electric shock training collars on dogs.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 14 September 2017

The Scottish Government is in discussion with a wide range of stakeholders from the veterinary profession, pet industry, animal training and animal welfare sectors with a view to bringing in tough new regulations on the use of electronic training collars for animals in this parliamentary term.