responsible ownership

responsible ownership

the motto for the companion animal owner of this decade. Includes avoidance of cruelty and discomfort, preservation of the animal's dignity, prevention of disease, optimum nutrition and shelter and some consideration for what are the animal's pleasures. It also includes the avoidance of nuisance to other animals and people.
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Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead - the Scottish Government Minister with lead responsibility for animal welfare said:Today marks an important milestone towards compulsory microchipping, which will help reduce the number of lost and abandoned dogs in Scotland - safeguarding animal welfare and promoting responsible ownership.
This will help reduce the number of lost and abandoned dogs, safeguarding animal welfare and promoting responsible ownership.
Ultimately this is a question of responsible ownership and people should be certain before buying a horse, that they are able to look after it and have adequate provision for grazing and stabling.
We have worked with wardens from Castlereagh and Belfast and we are helping promote responsible ownership.
These lawmakers are serving as great examples to the dog-owning constituents in their community and their support is vital to the American Kennel Club's efforts to promote responsible ownership.
Spaying and neutering animals, as well as keeping their identification up to date, and following Qatar's licensing laws are part of responsible ownership, PAL further notes.
Simon, who - tongue-incheek - thinks he has more than a passing resemblance to Tintin, hopes Cosmo will top the poll and said: "The competition is a fun way to bring the very serious issues of dog welfare and responsible ownership to the fore.
Royal Mail said they were not anti–dogs, Royal Mail said they were not anti–dogs, but support responsible ownership.
Greater education of consumers in what to look for when buying a puppy and in responsible ownership will help to reduce the number of illegal puppies being bought and the large number of dogs and puppies being abandoned every year in the UK.
Rachel Cunningham, of Blue Cross, said: "The Pup Aid campaign has captured the public imagination and is really helping to promote responsible ownership.
The clubs primary goal is to improve cat welfare and educate the public about responsible ownership.
com promotes responsible ownership of guns and firearms.
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