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Scottish ‘summit meeting’ to discuss responsible dog ownership

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THE Scottish Government convened a meeting last week to examine options for encouraging responsible dog ownership in Scotland. The ‘summit’ was announced last year by Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, after he had met with the families of victims of dog attacks.

The meeting in Edinburgh on March 27 provided an opportunity for Kenny MacAskill, the justice secretary in Scotland, and Richard Lochhead, the Scottish rural affairs secretary, to discuss a range of issues with representatives from groups including Police Scotland, Dogs Trust, Guide Dogs Scotland, the …

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