Law: Dog Ownership
Control of Dogs Order 1992 (UK)
“…every dog while in a highway or in a place of public resort shall wear a collar with the name and address of the owner inscribed on the collar or on a plate or badge attached to it”.
“The owner of a dog or the person in charge of a dog who, without lawful authority or excuse, proof of which shall lie on him, causes or permits the dog to be in a highway or in a place of public resort not wearing a collar as prescribed in article 2(1) above shall be guilty of an offence against the Animal Health Act 1981”.
“Any dog in respect of which an offence is being committed against this Order may be seized and treated as a stray dog under section 3 of the Dogs Act 1906(1) or under section 149 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990”.
Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
Control of Dogs (Scotland) Act 2010
Pet Welfare During Transit is covered by Regulation (EC) 1/2005 (Scottish Government Website)
Guidance on Protecting the Welfare of Pet Animals (Dogs & Cats) During Journeys(Scottish Government Website)