On Tuesday, 18th April 2017 the first meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dog Welfare was held in Portcullis House, London.
We would like to thank Chairman Rob Flello MP and his parliamentary team, Marc Abraham (Pup Aid) and speakers Julia Carr (Canine Action UK), Paula Sparks (Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare), Philip Mansbridge (International Fund for Animal Welfare) and Paula Boyden (Dogs Trust).
We would like to say a special thank you to all those who attended and made such a valuable contribution to the meeting.
Following on from the meeting, campaigning partners Pup Aid, Canine Action UK and C.A.R.I.A.D. herewith provide a copy of Julia Carr’s ‘Third Party Puppy Sales’ presentation together with further supporting evidence for a ban on the sale of puppies via third parties such as pet shops and puppy dealers.
THIRD PARTY PUPPY SALES PRESENTATION (POWERPOINT): Third Party Puppy Sales Presentation
THIRD PARTY PUPPY SALES PRESENTATION (PDF): Third Party Puppy Sales Presentation
LICENSED THIRD PARTY PUPPY VENDING IN GB: https://cariadcampaign.blog/2016/05/26/licensed-third-party-puppy-vending-in-gb-2016/
GREAT BRITISH PUPPY SURVEY 2016: https://cariadcampaign.blog/2016/05/28/the-great-british-puppy-survey-findings-2016/
ILLEGAL/UNLICENSED THIRD PARTY SELLER PROSECUTIONS: https://cariadcampaign.blog/2017/04/16/proof-a-third-party-banillegal-activity-is-highly-enforceable/
INDEPENDENT SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE: https://cariadcampaign.blog/2017/03/29/and-now-for-the-science-bit/
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: https://cariadcampaign.blog/questions-for-dogs-trust/
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: https://cariadcampaign.blog/questions-for-blue-cross/
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/julia-carr/licensing-puppy-dealers-w_b_14138418.html
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/julia-carr/why-are-some-animal-welfa_b_14092098.html
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: http://www.thekarltonindex.com/taken-on-trust/
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: https://cariadcampaign.blog/2017/03/28/when-a-dog-isnt-for-life/
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/puppy-farms-operating-behind-firmly-7214135
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: https://cariadcampaign.blog/2015/06/29/one-visit-a-unique-mini-documentary/
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/pet-shop-banned-selling-puppies-7948382
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/dead-after-just-five-days-11121013
SUPPORTING EVIDENCE: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/quarter-puppies-bought-impulse-sick-11163361