She said the proposals will make a huge difference, especially with regard to dangerous dogs, putting a greater sense of responsibility on dog owners.
Under the plans, the introduction of compulsory microchipping for all dogs in England will be introduced along with extending the Dangerous Dogs act to private property.
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