To use the influence of experts and politicians to raise
the welfare of animals nationally and internationally.
To use the influence of experts and politicians to raise the welfare of animals nationally and internationally.
| Minutes Archive
Please find a record of APGAW’s past work.
8th June 2020 – Report on The Future for Small Abattoirs in the UK -View
1st September 2019 –Wildlife Crime Unit Funding Letter –View
10th August 2019 – Dog Meat Trade Letter – View
15th May 2019 – Licensing of Equine Rescues Letter – View
20th November 2018 – Update on the Dog Strategy – View
14th September 2018 – Airguns and Impact on Animal Welfare – View
3rd June 2018 – Provision of Abattoirs –View
21st March 2018 – Animal Sentience Discussion Panel – View
21st February 2018 – Method of Production & Slaughter Labelling – View
1st January 2018 – Livestock Worrying Report – View
12th December 2017: Future of Livestock Production – View
21st March 2017 – Livestock Worrying- View
7th February 2017 – The Fur Trade –View
29th November 2016 – Dog Welfare: Standards for Behaviourists & Trainers – View
12th July 2016 – Brexit & Farm Animal Welfare – View
19th April 2016 Wildlife Law –View
9th February 2016 The Welfare of Exotic & Small Animals – View
8th December 2015 Scientific Testing on Dogs & Cats – View
25th November 2015 Dogs in Society
15th October 2015 Review of the Hunting Act – View
22nd June 2015 AGM Election of Officers –View
17th March 2015 Animal Welfare Political Question Time – View
20th January 2015 Enforcement of Current Animal Welfare Legislation – View
2nd December 2014 The Dog Strategy – View
28th October 2014 Pet Retailers: Improving Pet Animal Welfare –View
15th July 2014 Reform of the Farm Animal Welfare Codes – View
1st July 2014 Animal Health & Welfare Board meeting – View
6th May 2014 Humane Slaughter meeting – View
11th February 2014 Primate as Pets – View
3rd December 2013 Dog Welfare – View
22nd October 2013 Minister for Animal Welfare – View
13th June 2013 Meat Labelling – View
20th May 2013 Large Scale Farming – View
5th March 2013 Live Transportation- View
11th December 2012 Dog Welfare – View
16th October 2012 Equine Report – View
3rd July 2012 Wildlife Law Review- View
24th April 2012 Minister for Animal Welfare- View
21st February 2012 Animal Welfare Education- View
6th December 2011 Dog Welfare- View
18th October 2011 Farming Animal Cloning- View
5th July 2011 Minister for Animal Welfare- View
1st March 2011 Research Animals- View
14th December 2010 Dog Welfare- View (Please note that these minutes were amended in January 2011, as highlighted in red in the text, following the secretariat being alerted to new information and comments being unreservedly withdrawn. Reference to that amendment can be seen in the minutes for March 2011).
12th October 2010 Minister for Animal Welfare – View
9th February 2010 Public Procurement of Animal Products– View
8th December 2009 Minister for Animal Welfare & Dog Meat– View
24th March 2009 A Healthier Future for Pedigree Dogs – View
20th January 2009 Year Ahead for Animal Welfare – View
14th October 2008 Links Between Child Abuse and Animal Abuse- View
3rd June 2008 International Issue: Whales, Elephants & Seals – View
1st April 2008 Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare- View
5th February 2008 The Welfare of Chickens- View
| News from APGAW
In 2009 APGAW ran an enquiry into pedigree dog health and published this report: A Healthier Future for Pedigree Dogs Later this year we intend to pick up on this work again as we recognise whilst there have been some improvements in health testing and conformation...
Animal welfare faces a "deepening crisis" if action isn't taken to improve local enforcement according to new report. A new report published today by APGAW reveals that almost a half of councils in England do not have a single Animal Welfare Officer in place dedicated...
Over the last 4 years we have seen significant changes to animal welfare legislation including the Licensing of Animal Activities 2018 and a ban on third party selling of puppies and kittens. There is new legislation coming through in the Kept Animals Bill which curb...
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