Snips and snails, and puppy dogs tails
Scottish ministers had given assurances that a similar exemption could be available in Scotland when MSPs passed last year's Animal Health and Welfare Act.
But this option has now been rejected and a total ban will be introduced at the end of April. Anyone who breaches the ban faces a possible £5,000 fine and six months in prison....
In brave new Scotland everything is "Sugar and spice and all things nice" - anything distasteful is banned.