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    £2.000 for putting electric shock collar on dog

    NewsUK Dog NewsWednesday 20 July 2011
    Dog owner who put an electric shock collar on his dog was fined with £2.000. Dougie, a Border Collie dog, was found was found near its home Ogmore-by-Sea in the Vale of Glamorgan with an electric shock collar. The dog owner was fined with £2.000 and ordered to pay £1.000 to cover the costs for using a battery-operated collar to train the Border Collie dog.

    The electric shock collars give the animal an electric shock when it strays beyond designated boundaries. Although the devices were banned last year in Wales, they are still legal in other parts of the UK and used by about 500.000 British dog owners.The Welsh regulation prohibits the use of any electronic collar designed to give a dog or cat an electric shock and the owners can be fine with £20.000 or 6 months of prison by using the device.

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