From 31 December 2023 breeding, selling, advertising, rehoming, abandoning and allowing an XL Bully dog to stray will be illegal.
These dogs must also be on a lead and muzzled in public from 31 December.
If you wish to keep your XL Bully type dog, you have until the end of January to register them and comply with strict requirements.
Details on the exemption process will be provided in due course.
Read our guidance to prepare for the ban: https://www.gov.uk/.../prepare-for-the-ban-on-xl-bully-dogs