News Archives

AGM speeches

November 1997 - RSPCA fail to prove docking to be cruel

February 1999 - Georgia USA trying to ban docking

October 1999 - Undocked Bens Police Career Cut Short

Crufts 2000 Success for Docked Dogs

August 2000 - RCVS backs down on European Convention

April 2000 - RCVS starts New Offensive on European Convention

November 2000 - CDB exhibits at Kennel Clubs Discover Dogs

December 2000 - First Australian State bans tail docking

May 2001 - UK General Election Update

May 2001 - CDB at Crufts 2001

August 2001 - UK government to review European Convention

February 2002 - UK Governments Animal Welfare Bill considers tail docking ban

Boxer dog working with a local shoot!

Best in Show, Crufts 2002

April 2002 - CDB submission to DEFRA May 2002 - CDB Response to DEFRA Press Release

Australia forms "Dogbody" to fight against threat of further anti docking legislation

March 2003 - New York Appeals court refuses to stop dog clubs from docking tails

March 2003 - Crufts 2003

July 2004 - Dog breeders defiant over proposed docking ban

March 2005 - Campaign Update

March 2005 - Crufts 2005

March 2005 - CDB/KC letter to Margaret Beckett

March 2005 - Scottish Animal Welfare Bill Update

December 2005 - Press Release from NZ Kennel Club

Charities support Anti docking poster

Arguments for banning docking demolished

February 2006 - CDB Docking brief sent to MP's

July 2006 - Write Now! - or it may be too late Edinburgh "Study" proved to be flawed

January 2006 - Quotes from the Standing Committee debate

February 2006 - Scottish Environment and Rural Development Committee Report

February 2006 - Public vote overwhelmingly supports tail docking

March 2006 - Crufts 2006

October 2006 - Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Bill Update

March 2006 - CDB warns that working dog docking exemption equals a total ban

November 2006 - Animal Welfare Act 2006 received Royal Assent

November 2006 - Animal Welfare Act 2006 - Tail Docking Consultation begins Australian litter registrations Before and after their tail docking ban

February 2007 - The Docking of Working Dogs' Tails (England) Regulations 2007 Draft released

March 2007 - Docking of Working Dogs' Tails (England) Regulations 2007 in Turmoil