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10 Year Disqualification from owning dogs not enough

Friday, 20 June 2014, 3:52 pm | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

New Zealand Council of Docked Breeds(NZCDB) spokesperson Mrs Lesley Chalmers considers "a life time ban would be more appropriate". Commenting on the Radio Network report from 14 June, Chalmers goes on to say "for the past ten years the NZCDB has always ... More >>

The “Tale” Wagging the Dog

Thursday, 13 June 2013, 4:56 pm | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

The New Zealand Council of Docked Breeds (NZCDB) is incredulous that organisations proclaiming to promote Animal Welfare in New Zealand continue to run campaigns based on over-emotive hype and propaganda. In an attempt to whip up support from the general ... More >>

Mixed Messages Around Animal Welfare?

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 3:00 pm | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

The New Zealand Council of Docked Breeds (NZCDB) is astounded that a Christchurch couple escaped conviction after removing their puppies’ tails with a hot iron. “The Code is there, the process is in place and we get let down by the judicial ... More >>

NZVA driving tail docking underground!

Friday, 19 April 2013, 10:20 am | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

“The New Zealand Council of Docked Breeds issued warnings as early as 2008, that by threatening their members to desist tail docking, the New Zealand Veterinary Association would drive the practice underground.” Council spokeswoman Lesley Chalmers was ... More >>

Dog Tail banding proponents support SPCA 100%

Thursday, 30 August 2012, 9:39 am | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

The New Zealand Council of Docked Breeds is appalled by the reports of puppies having their tails docked by a heated knife and offers its full support to the SPCA in seeking a prosecution for the alleged practice. More >>

Applause for Common Sense Approach

Monday, 20 August 2007, 9:48 am | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

As the Select Committee recommends to the house that the Animal Welfare (Restriction of Docking of Dogs’ Tails) Bill not be passed, the New Zealand Council of Docked Breeds is pleased common sense has finally prevailed and hopes this spells an end ... More >>

Decision In Australian “Cruelty Case” Augurs Well

Monday, 6 November 2006, 9:30 am | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

The New Zealand Council of Docked Breeds is jubilant with reports from Australia on Friday of the dismissal of a case of dog cruelty against a pedigree dog breeder. In dismissing the matter, being prosecuted by the RSPCA, the magistrate stated that ... More >>

Common sense abandoned as the chips fly!

Wednesday, 29 March 2006, 4:36 pm | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

“Compulsory microchipping of dogs is simply further indication of New Zealand’s decline into a Nanny State. No sane person can link inserting a microchip into a dog to a reduction in the number of dog attacks!” according to Karen McIntyre of the New Zealand ... More >>

“Where’s the evidence on dog tail docking?”

Tuesday, 15 February 2005, 2:45 pm | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

There is no scientific evidence that newborn puppies whose tails are docked by breeders using proper banding procedures, feel any real sensation, let alone pain, says the New Zealand Council of Docked Breeds. And plenty of evidence to show they do not. More >>

Docked Dogs Do Wag Their Tails

Monday, 31 January 2005, 1:07 pm | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

Docked Dogs Will Join Their Tail Waggin’ Friends at Thomas Bloodworth Park in Parnell, 12 noon on Monday. Should be a great party because… More >>

Dog Tail-Docking Bill Hypocritical

Friday, 22 October 2004, 1:56 pm | NZ Council of Docked Breeds

If along with a Bill seeking to ban docking of dogs' tails, there were also a Bill seeking to ban all circumcision of male babies, the Jewish community would be up in arms at the prospect of a grievous infringement of their rights. More >>

 

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