Pet owners reined in by conduct code – The Guardian

Posted November 5th, 2008 in animals, news by sally

“The cats will already have figured out that under the government’s new code of conduct for pet owners the rule ‘create a suitable environment for your pet to live in’ should mean extra sardines and access to the duvet pile in the airing cupboard. An eight-week consultation period, on codes of conduct for owners of cats, dogs and horses, was introduced yesterday by the environment secretary, Hilary Benn, who said the guidance gave practical advice on how people should meet their responsibilities under the 2006 Animal Welfare Act.”

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The Guardian, 5th November 2008