Welsh Shock Collar Ban

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Date Released: 
21/10/2009

shock collar e-collarThe APBC is delighted to have contributed to the consultation following which the Welsh Government Assembly has decided to completely ban the use of electric shock collars, announced today by Rural Affairs Minister Elin Jones. There is no place in modern training for devices that cause pets pain and we are pleased that the Welsh Government Assembly has taken the initiative in the United Kingdom. We look forward to the same result in Scotland and England.

The Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors, based in the United Kingdom, is the leading international organisation for qualified professional pet behaviour counsellors treating behaviour problems only on veterinary referral.