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.
| Advisory Panel
APGAW is supported by key bodies and individuals who are particularly relevant to animal welfare and well placed to bring about strategic change such as registration, industry/trade, membership, academic and enforcement bodies. These bodies sit on a advisory panel in which they advise on the strategy and they then take part in the work-streams coming from the strategy.
The Advisory Board includes:
> National Farmers Union (NFU)
> Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
> Petfood Manufacturer’s Association (PfMA)
> Pet Industry Federation (PIF)
> British Veterinary Association (BVA)
> The Kennel Club (KC)
> Professor Tim Morris (Animal Health & Welfare Board England)
> Claire Horton (Animal Health & Welfare Board England)
> Chris Laurence (AWF/CFSG)
| News from APGAW
NB: This is not the APGAW annual workplan. It is an overview of issues which APGAW has worked on and keeps on its rolling agenda of issues to watch for Government progression. All issues listed below are those that has had some form of Government action. Key...read more
The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 come into force today The myriad of licensing systems that local authorities use to regulate businesses which deal with animals, or animal activities, have been in place for over...read more
Ib light of the proposed new Animal Welfare Bill which will set out animal sentience within the workings of Government post Brexit, APGAW hosted a panel discussion on sentience and how best to frame it within legislation. A note on the discussion can be...read more
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