The Bill aims to improve the health and wellbeing of dogs. The Bill contains proposals to establish a more responsible and informed approach to obtaining and owning a dog, and provisions allowing the Scottish Government to create a register of litters where puppies are sold or given away by someone who is not a licensed breeder.
The Bill was introduced on 20 June 2023. It is a Member's Bill, introduced by Christine Grahame MSP.
- View the Bill on the Scottish Parliament website.
- Read our written evidence submitted to the Rural Affairs and Islands Committee (August 2023).
- Watch the Rural Affairs and Islands Committee evidence session in the Scottish Parliament on 20 September 2023.