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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-12893: Colin Smyth (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 21 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on introducing an SVQ for dog trainers on the use of electronic shock collars.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 5 December 2017

The Scottish Government is working with trainers to develop a formally recognised qualification for those who wish to continue using stimulus collars in a controlled and responsible way.