Discussion questions:______ask and answer

1. What are your three favourite breeds of dog?


2. Have you ever been to a dog show? If so, describe some of the competition's categories e.g. best trick.


3. What are your attitudes towards dog breeding: (a) pedigree breeding based on physical appearance (b) selective breeding to reinforce certain traits to make dogs better at their jobs?


4. If you had to choose between owning a dog or a cat, which would you get? Give your reasons.


5. Allowing your dog to foul in a public place may mean that you face a fine of up to £80. Has the law got it right?


6. What restriction if any would you place on the number of dogs walked by one person at any one time?


7. Woud you advise dog owners to take out insurance in case their pets bite a peson or cause a road accident?


8. Should farmers have the right to shoot dogs which chase or attack cattle, sheep, goats, pigs or poultry on agricultural land?

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