Sub-Group for Dogs Elects New Chairmen 

At the APGAW annual meeting on Dog Welfare, MPs decided to re-form the Dog Sub-Group as they wish to see it taking forward the recommendations set out in the 2015 Dog Strategy. The MPs duly elected Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP & Angela Smith MP to... read more
Posted by Apgaw Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:52:00 PM

APGAW responds to EFRA Enquiry Report 

APGAW welcomes the commitment of the EFRA Committee to animal welfare and hopes that the report will raise the profile of a range of issues in Parliament. APGAW members have recognised for some time that new legislation, bans and restrictions are... read more
Posted by Apgaw Thursday, November 17, 2016 10:14:00 AM

APGAW Seeks Support For Mission Rabies 

The work of Mission Rabies was brought to our attention in the summer of 2016 by APGAW member, Clarissa Baldwin and it captured our attention owing to its great potential to improve life for animals and children. Mission Rabies is a UK based... read more
Posted by Apgaw Saturday, August 20, 2016 2:11:00 AM

Next APGAW - Farm Animal Welfare 

The next APGAW meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 12th July at the House of Commons and will be on Farm Animal Welfare. The meeting will address the issues of sustainability and meat consumption, humane slaughter and CCTV in abattoirs. APGAW... read more
Posted by Apgaw Wednesday, May 25, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Next APGAW -Wildlife Crime & Conservation 

The next APGAW meeting is scheduled for 19th April at the House of Commons and will be on the Law Commission's Wildlife Bill and what that means for conservation, protection and future management. The Law Commission will be attending to explain... read more
Posted by Apgaw Friday, March 18, 2016 11:19:00 AM

APGAW Chair Fights for National Wildlife Crime Unit Funding 

APGAW Chair Rebecca Pow MP, pointed out the huge importance of the National Wildlife Crime Unit during a Parliamentary Question to the Solicitor General: Rebecca Pow (Taunton Deane) (Con): In my constituency and in the wider south-west, the... read more
Posted by Apgaw Sunday, February 7, 2016 8:48:00 PM

Next APGAW meeting 

The next meeting is on 9th February and will be discussing the welfare issues surrounding small and exotic pets. Pets at Home will be speaking about changing owner demographics and the change in species being kept. The meeting will also seek to... read more
Posted by Apgaw Wednesday, January 6, 2016 8:22:00 AM

Next APGAW Meeting: Scientific Use of Dogs & Cats 

APGAW's next meeting (8th December 2015) is on the use of dogs & cats in scientific research asking an expert panels questions like how many cats and dogs are tested on in the UK per annum & is this number being reduced or increased, why are ... read more
Posted by Apgaw Monday, November 30, 2015 9:44:00 PM

Notes for Dogs in Society Conference  

APGAW held a one day conference entitled Dogs in Society on 25th November looking at public policy and the law with some high profile speakers. The agenda can be found here The presentation by Dr. John Bradshaw can be found on this... read more
Posted by Apgaw Thursday, October 15, 2015 2:15:00 PM

Next APGAW Meeting: The Hunting Act Review 

The next APGAW meeting is on the 15th September and is entitled A Review of the Hunting Act. It will be asking whether the Hunting Act has been successful and what would improve it. Speakers include Countryside Alliance, RSPCA, League Against Cruel... read more
Posted by Apgaw Monday, August 17, 2015 11:56:00 AM
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