Doglaw for Professionals 2021




Doglaw Seminar Programme

The content of this half day presentation will include:

  • Dog on dog incidents:- When the civil and/or criminal law applies to a Dog Bite Incident involving another dog
  • The Government’s “Action Welfare Plan for Animal Welfare”:- These ambitious proposals first published on 12th May 2021 include the creation of the Animal Sentience Committee, preventing the import of mutilated dogs and a ban on electric dog collars.
  • Dog theft:- Why existing Sentencing Guidelines means that the punishment does not fit the crime.
  • Breed Specific Legislation:-  How this law has evolved over the last 30 years.
  • Livestock worrying:- The proposed changes to the Dogs (Protection of Livestock) Act 1953.
  • Ownership disputes:- How courts approach these cases and is there a concept of “access” to a dog.

Dates & venues:

  • Monday 1st November 2021 – London
  •  Tuesday 2nd November 2021 – Bristol
  • Wednesday 3rd November 2021 – Manchester
  • Thursday 4th November 2021 – Harrogate


9:30am  – Registration (+beverages)

10am – Part 1 of the talk

11:30am – Break (+beverages)

11:45am – Part 2 of the talk

1pm – End

A Certificate of Attendance will be provided. Content and timings are subject to change.

Terms and Conditions can be found here