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Earthdogs & Working Terriers

Discuss working terriers and earth dogs to vermin above & below ground.

Important Info (UK)

Please note UK Members as of February 2005 hunting with dogs within (England, Scotland & Wales) is banned with the exception of RATS & RABBITS which are still legal quarry. Flushing to gun is still legal using dogs. Any future posts/topics containing images contravening these laws will be removed by the moderators, unless shown to be dispatched using the correct means..

The main exemptions under the act are ratting and rabbiting, stalking and flushing out with no more than two dogs, and the use of a dog below ground to protect birds kept for shooting.

The use of terriers for the control of fox predation towards gamebirds is still legal under the regulations as imposed HERE.

  • Anyone adding images to the site, will carry the sole responsibility for them.
  • Images should only be shown if they are legal within your country of origin OR they were taken in conjunction with a legal humane method i.e shooting.
  • Anyone posting illegal fox, badger or poaching topics/images that are post 2004 hunting act and 1973 badger act will be removed.
  • Any images of terriers badly bitten whilst working or ragging of foxes will be removed, please do not post them.