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Police have advised our family pet is of pitbull type and requires

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Police have advised our family pet is of pitbull type and requires to be vetted by vet in Livingstone Glasgow. Will our loved dog be "put down" if found to be pitbull type?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
The dog will be assessed and if found to be of a pit bull type you can apply to have it registrered as long as you can establish that it is not a danger. The legislation now works on a "deed not breed" basis. You can read about this here:
http://www.bva.co.uk/Workplace-guidance/Practice-management/Dangerous-dogs/
Assuming the dog has no history and is not a danger you should be OK.
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