The government has announced that the sale, abandonment, gifting, breeding and rehoming of XL Bully type dogs will be banned from 31st December 2023. It will also be illegal to have an XL Bully type dog in a public place after this date, unless muzzled and on a lead. Further, ownership will be illegal from 1st February 2024 unless they are exempted under the law. For more information please see: Prepare for the ban on XL Bully dogs - on the GOV.UK website

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