But what happens if something goes wrong – perhaps if a dog gets loose, is distracted or frightened and runs away?
Please download this important information and keep it handy. There are free or reasonably-priced resources you can use, to make sure your pooch stays safe, and that nobody else has to worry about being parted from their pet either.
The legislation now includes attacks or bites in your home and in your garden – so you need to know your responsibilities, to make sure you and your dog are safe from prosecution. The RSPCA has some excellent advice here.