Ban electric shock collars

Labrador sat in leaves

Electric shock collars (ESCs) are worn around a dog's neck and deliver an electric shock either via a remote control or an automatic trigger, for example, if the dog barks.

我们反对使用任何负面的训练方法或设备。我们相信,有能产生被同样快速,可靠地经过训练的狗,完全没有恐惧,痛苦,还是狗和处理程序之间的关系的潜在损害了许多积极的训练手段和方法。

Key statistics
  • 1/4的犬电击训练项圈表明压力的迹象相比,无需使用休克铤的经过训练的狗的犬的小于5%的[1]

  • 1 in 3 dogs yelp at the first use of electric shock collar and 1 in 4 yelp at subsequent uses[1]
  • 73% of the public disapprove of the use of electric shock collars on dogs[2]
  • 市民的79%同意,积极强化训练方法可以解决狗的行为问题,而无需负的训练方法[2]
  • 市民74%的人支持政府提出关于电击项圈禁令www.w88.com[2]

1. Defra commissioned study AW1402, 2013

2.养犬俱乐部委托调查2014

The problem

现有的研究突出了有害影响胚胎干细胞可能对狗的福利。这些研究都集中在生理作用和通过其使用学习的影响。

最近环境,食品和农村事务部(Defra的)委托进行的研究表明,有针对的培训与胚胎干细胞的狗的比例显著长期的负面后果的福利。该研究的结论是,即使电击项圈下面的训练批准领电子制造商协会(ECMA)的行业设定的标准是使用专业人员,仍然有对狗的福利长期的负面影响。

Lastly, the studies also demonstrated that positive reinforcement methods were effective in treating livestock chasing, which is the most commonly cited justification of their use.

养犬俱乐部对政府提出建议www.w88.com

我们呼吁各国政府禁止销售和使用电击的www.w88.com训练设备。

我们欢迎英国政府宣布,他们打算禁止使用www.w88.com电击项圈的,我们正在游说政府在这个议会会议上提出的立法。

苏格兰议会提出通过指导休克铤的发表在2018年十月的一个有效的禁令。

苏格兰政府目前正在审查本指www.w88.com导的有效性,我们将游说苏格兰政府,以确保使用电击项圈的明确立法禁止。

威尔士议会在2010年推出的禁令为动物福利法的一部分,之后他们一致认为,有足够的证据证明,禁止设备将提高动物福利。

电动训练衣领已经被禁止在丹麦,挪威,瑞典,奥地利,瑞士,斯洛文尼亚,德国和澳大利亚的一些州。

你怎么能帮忙吗?

With over 8 million dogs in the UK, the dog-owning population accounts for approximately 25% of the British public, meaning that dog issues can have widespread voting appeal.

让有志于犬福利的政治家的方法是跟他们说话你的忧虑在一个特定的问题,例如遛狗访问,危险狗,小狗养殖等,并请求他们的帮助。您可以通过电子邮件,信件或甚至会做到这一点。

The key is to keep their mailbags full with dog issues to ensure that as your elected representative, they keep up to date with the issues that are most important to you, their constituent.

参与其中

如果有一个问题,你觉得深有感触,写一封信给你的议会代表你的贷款支持的一个our many campaigns并让他们知道如何帮助。你的电子邮件和信件不需要很长,其实短政客越好都很忙。通过这样做,你将您演奏养狗的福利上政治议程。

我们的指导写信
写你的国会议员在威斯敏斯特(MP),苏格兰议会的成员(MSP),威尔士议会成员(AM),或立法议会北爱尔兰会员(MLA)会通知个人政客有关重要活动,并因此使紧迫问题要在议会中更有效地吸收。

虽然我们知道,这是很容易简单地复制了一封信,把它关闭,您的议会代表更有可能,如果你自己写的信采取通知。使用下面的准则起草自己的信:

[您的门牌号和街道]
[镇]
[县]
[POST CODE]

[电子邮件地址]

[PHONE NO.]


[NAME OF POLITICIAN]
【议或组装ADDRESS]
[日期]

XXXXXXX,

第1款:为什么你写
你的信的第一段应该始终介绍您的问题到你的议会代表。例如:
‘I am writing to you regarding the issue of[INSERT TOPIC],请问你支持的养犬俱乐部的运动......”
(This information can be found我们的网站的相关活动页面上。)

第2段:你想改变什么
Each of the campaign’s pages on The Kennel Club’s website outlines the organisation’s official position and what is being done to try and push for change. This information can act as a guideline for telling your parliamentary representative how existing legislation needs to be amended.

If you are writing to request that your parliamentary representative support The Kennel Club on a specific issue, you may wish to use something along the lines of the following wording as an introduction to the paragraph:

‘The Kennel Club acts as a voice for thousands of dog owners across the United Kingdom. Supported by its vast expertise and experience on dog-related matters, The Kennel Club is proposing the following…’

......然后写一个子弹点列表到你的信。

Paragraph 3: Why these changes are necessary
Providing politicians with evidence will demonstrate that your concerns are valid. Use facts and figures to support your argument, and describe any personal experiences that you may have had to make your case even more powerful.

第四段:行动点
告诉你的议会代表诉讼的线,你希望他们采取在这个问题上。这可能与他们的一方提出此事,提出这一问题在议会,签署EDM或支持具体的法案。如果你不确定该怎么在这一段写的,contact The Kennel Club's public affairs team咨询。

第5款:签署关闭
Request a reply. You may also wish to arrange a face-to-face meeting to discuss the issue further. Then all that is left to do is sign off:

'我期待着您的回音。
Yours sincerely,
[INSERT YOUR NAME]’

Once you have received a reply
为了保持我们上最新的政客都知道/支持我们的活动,请复印件或汇总收到响应,并将其发送给我们通过电子邮件或邮寄至:养犬俱乐部公共事务,1-5 Clarges街,皮卡迪利大街,伦敦,W1J 8AB。

If your parliamentary representative has agreed to meet with you, read our guide to a successful meeting with parliamentary representatives below.
Our guide to a successful meeting with parliamentary representatives
Attending the surgery of your Member of Parliament at Westminster (MP), Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP), Welsh Assembly Member (AM), or Northern Ireland Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) will be the most powerful way of making them aware of pressing canine issues, enabling them to be taken up in parliament much more efficiently.

多数议会代表举行外科手术中的成分能满足他们面对面。有时手术的通知出现在当地报纸上,但如果没有,您可以联系您的MP,MSP,AM或MLA的办公室直接预订提前预约。

五个步骤成功

  1. 准备是关键。Make a list of questions/topic areas that you want to discuss with your parliamentary representative. Go armed with facts and figures to support your argument. You should also take a notepad and pen to write down any important points for reference
  2. Be direct.介绍你自己,你有什么讨论。说出你的忧虑显然,对付任何相反的点,他们可能做出。不要情绪化 - 你将非常平静和讲理整个做出有力地证明
  3. Listen and respond constructively.一旦你取得了你的位置,让你的MP / MSP / AM / MLA与他/她为您呈现。仔细听协议和分歧的领域,始终是积极的,并尝试提出,将探索其个人的观点,而不是他们的党的问题
  4. 要注意的时间。坚持到这个问题,并尽量不要让牵制到一般性辩论 - 你将有有限的时间量与他/她,重要的是要确保你在所有让你希望做点
  5. At the end of the meeting and beyond…感谢他们为会议,总结你的讨论和轮廓可以采取前进的步骤。www.w88.com让他们知道,他们可以在未来与您联系并进一步讨论这一问题。
Follow up the meeting by writing a thank you letter, summarising your visit and any actions that your MP/MSP/AM/MLA has offered to take. You could also contact them again after a month to see what progress has been made. This will also help to keep the issue fresh in their mind.

For further information or advice, please contact The Kennel Club public affairs department on 020 7518 1020 or通过电子邮件.
请联系您的议会代表