Influencing Change
Through Politics

To use the influence of experts and politicians to raise
the welfare of animals nationally and internationally.

Influencing Change
Through Politics

To use the influence of experts and politicians to raise the welfare of animals nationally and internationally.

| Associate Members

Organisations will be invited to become members. An application form and fees will be sent to the organisation and they must return the form with the fee before they can become a member. Whether an organisation can be considered eligible for membership will be informed by previous involvement and support for APGAW’s work, for example contribution to meetings, working groups, drafting of letters, etc alongside their level of experience and/or expertise in an area of animal welfare. The Terms of Membership can be found here 

The following groups are members of APGAW:

Animal Defenders International


Animal Free Research

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Blue Cross, Born Free Foundation


Brooke Animal Charity

Captive Animals Protection Society

Cats Protection


Country Landowners Association

Countryside Alliance

Cruelty Free International

Dog Breeding Reform Group

Dogs for Good

Dogs Trust

The Donkey Sanctuary

Four Paws

Hearing Dogs for the Deaf

Humane Slaughter Association

Humane Society International


League Against Cruel Sports

Mayhew Animal Home

Medical Detection Dogs

National Search and Rescue Dogs

National Anti-Vivisection Society

One Kind



Pets as Therapy



Wild Futures

Woodgreen Animal Charity

World Horse Welfare

| Member's Area

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| News from APGAW

APGAW Progress Report 2019

  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...

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APGAW welcomes new licensing regulations

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...

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APGAW holds animal sentience discussion

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...

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