Forbidden dogs in the UK:
There are strict rules that prohibit the entry of certain dog breeds. This prohibition applies not only to specific breeds (see below), but also to dogs which are similar in appearance. Seeing as the penalty for violation of these rules is quite severe, owners of the following races should be careful:
For more information about prohibited dog breeds and related penalties, click here.
If your dog does not meet all the entry requirements, you must expect quarantine. In addition, the owner must pay the costs incurred.
After banning the entry of Pit Bull for 15 years and see that the incidents reported no change, in 2009 the Netherlands does not prohibit any breed of dogs in its borders.
The county of Quaregnon has effectively banned the rottweiler. They must be muzzled and are not permitted in public places such as Markets, festivals or sports events.
Several breeds are now banned from importation this includes the Pitbull terrier but more notably for most travelers, all Staffordshire Bull terrier crosses or purebred dogs without papers. It does not apply to pedigree dogs i.e. dogs with Kennel club registration and documentation. This same ruling also applies to English mastiffs. All these breeds and also Rottweilers and any Rottweiler crosses must be muzzled and on a lead in all public places.
Spain, Portugal and Italy:
In all three countries there is a list of races that are seen as potentially dangerous. If your pet is a full-bred or half-bred of these races, it needs to be muzzled and on a lead in all public places. More information about which races are considered dangerous can be obtained from the embassies of those countries in your own country of residence.