Under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 you must not own, sell, breed, give away or exchange four breeds of dog:
- Pit Bull Terrier
- Japanese Tosa
- Dogo Argentino
- Fila Braziliero.
Find out more about banned dogs on the Government's website
Penalties for owners
If you own or keep a banned dog and are prosecuted, you could face an unlimited fine, a prison sentence, banned from owning or looking after a dog and your dog could be euthanized