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Bill aims to tackle dog-on-dog attacks

Anna Firth, MP for Southend West, has presented a Private Members Bill in Parliament to tackle dog-on-dog attacks.

Emilie’s Law, which was created in memory of a Bischon Frise who was mauled to death in Chalkwell, would criminalise fatal dog-on-dog attacks. The bill

The law fell at the first attempt when Parliament prorogued in October.

Firth told the Basildon Canvey Southend Echo: “It is absolutely unacceptable that owners who allow their dogs to kill other dogs should get off scot-free due to a legal loophole.

“I was delighted to present this bill and hope very much that other MPs will continue to hear the importance of Emilie’s Law.”

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