Doug Smith

Doug Smith is a spokesperson for Bully Watch, a campaign group monitoring attacks by the XL bully breed.

Why won’t the Scottish government ban XL bullies?

From 1 February 2024, it will become illegal to own an American bully XL in England and Wales if the dog isn’t registered with the UK government. Existing owners will be able to keep their XL bullies so long as they apply for an exemption — at a fee of £92.40 — this comes with