Government Rejects Proposal to Add SBT to Banned Breed List
Staffordshire Bull Terriers will not be put on the Dangerous Dogs list, despite a leading animal rights charity calling for the breed to be placed on the register. PETA submitted a proposal to the Government’s consultation on the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 concerning the status of the breed, claiming it would help protect the animals from abuse. But a petition created by Staffie owner Steve Quinn called for the Government to reject the proposal, gaining 160,000 signatures of support.
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