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

Members of APGAW can login in here to access further information relating to on-going work



| News from APGAW

APGAW publishes report on small abattoirs

APGAW has released a report following an inquiry looking into the provision of abattoirs after concerns were raised that large numbers of small abattoirs had closed taking away options for slaughter for small scale farmers and forcing them to use large processing...

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APGAW’s work during COVID-19

APGAW has continued operating during lock down by writing the report on the Small Abattoir Provision inquiry and working on the Agricultural Bill as it goes through the Commons into the Lords.  We have also been keeping in contact with associate members to see what...

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General Election & APGAW

APGAW  has ceased to exist during the dissolution of Parliament and the General Election period. Parliamentary rules mean that APPGs cannot use social media or send out formal communication. Once the newly elected MPs return a meeting will be held to appoint new...

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