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Dogs on death row: "The law is letting down dogs who look a certain way"

RSPCA remembers dogs who lost lives over last 28 years.

The RSPCA is again calling on the UK Government to review the Dangerous Dogs Act after thousands of dogs have lost their lives in the UK in the 28 years since the legislation was introduced.

Monday (12 August) marks the 28th anniversary of the introduction of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 which includes Section 1, the prohibition of four types of dogs considered ‘dangerous’ due to their appearance.

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End BSL

The RSPCA is profiling five dogs who were all euthanised due to BSL:

RIP Rocky

Rocky arrived in RSPCA care in 2018. Staff fell in love with him as he was described as the “friendliest dog on the block”.

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Rocky

Rocky arrived in RSPCA care in 2018. Staff fell in love with him as he was described as the “friendliest dog on the block”.

RIP Jet

Jasper and Jet were rescued in a dog fighting operation in 2016. RSPCA staff who rehabilitated them said: “Jasper loved a fuss and Jet’s favourite time of day was walkies.”

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Jet

Jasper and Jet were rescued in a dog fighting operation in 2016. RSPCA staff who rehabilitated them said: “Jasper loved a fuss and Jet’s favourite time of day was walkies.”

RIP Jasper

Jasper and Jet were rescued in a dog fighting operation in 2016. RSPCA staff who rehabilitated them said: “Jasper loved a fuss and Jet’s favourite time of day was walkies.”

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Jasper

Jasper and Jet were rescued in a dog fighting operation in 2016. RSPCA staff who rehabilitated them said: “Jasper loved a fuss and Jet’s favourite time of day was walkies.”

RIP Diesel

Diesel was put to sleep due to BSL.

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Diesel

Diesel was rescued by the RSPCA in 2017 and staff loved his playful side. A staff member who cared for him said: “Diesel loved playing fetch.”

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