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Animal welfare and control

Horse identification and control
All horses, ponies and donkeys must have passports and must be registered and microchipped. Also, in specified local authority control areas, you need a licence to keep a horse.

Control of dogs
Rules on the ownership and control of dogs: - licensing, microchipping and restrictions for certain breeds.



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