Campaigns

Early Day Motion on Puppy Farming – You Can Help

Apr 2nd, 2009 | By admin | Category: Commercial Dog Dealing & Puppy Farming

MP John McDonnell has put forward an Early Day Motion in Parliament encouraging the Government to review the effectiveness of welfare laws with specific regard to puppy farms.
Please contact your MP and encourage them to sign this motion, your voice can make a difference.
That this House notes the continuing reports of allegations of cruelty and animal [...]



Thousands Call for Action on Puppy Farming

Mar 23rd, 2009 | By admin | Category: Commercial Dog Dealing & Puppy Farming, Dog News

Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for Carmarthenshire Council to take action against the “horrendous” conditions in some puppy farms.
The Petition which has more than 4,000 names has been presented to the council. The calls came after the Y Byd as Bedwar programme on S4C exposed the horrendous conditions puppies were bred in [...]



RSPCA Supports C-fidos / DDAWatch Call For End to BSL

Jan 7th, 2009 | By admin | Category: C-fidos News, Dangerous Dogs Act

In a landmark event, the UK’s largest animal welfare charity the RSPCA has joined forces with DDAWatch and the Coalition For improved Dog Ownership Standards (C-fidos) to publicly call for an end to the unfair law that results in dogs being deemed ‘dangerous’ as a result of their physical appearance.
For the first time, the UK’s [...]



Aims & Objectives: Dangerous Dogs Act Steering Group

Jan 5th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Dangerous Dogs Act

The following aims and objectives have been arrived at following discussion between the members and leadership of the Dangerous Dogs Act Steering Group:
Long term aims
To achieve a repeal of the widely flawed section one of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.
To ensure future canine legislation is not focused on the breed of dog but ensuring the [...]



Aims & Objectives: Homeless Dogs Steering Group

Jan 5th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Homeless Dogs

The following aims and objectives have been arrived at following discussion between the members and leadership of the Homeless Dogs Steering Group:
Guiding Principles
That the UK should strive to address and reduce the number of dogs surrendered to shelters
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That all potential dog owners should be better informed as to how to select responsible suppliers of [...]



Dog Breed Health: How Do We Beat The Problem of Low Dog Breeding Standards?

Dec 24th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Canine Health & Welfare, Dog News

In 2008 the issue of dog breeding standards could not have been more prominent. The topic, usually debated amongst a relatively small group made up of those either directly involved in the breeding of domestic dogs or those who comment on the issue professionally, has made it to the mainstream consciousness thanks to the hard [...]



C-fidos Supports Call for Written Evidence on Dogs

Dec 19th, 2008 | By admin | Category: C-fidos News, Canine Health & Welfare

The Associate Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) has formed a working group on the welfare of pedigree dogs from 12 cross-party politicians and is ready to begin the investigation.
We are appealing for C-fidos members, supporters or ANY dog lover with concern for canine health and wellbeing to join in with this important process.
APGAW has [...]



Join The C-fidos Canine Health & Welfare Steering Group

Nov 3rd, 2008 | By admin | Category: Canine Health & Welfare

Relates to C-fidos founding principles no 1 and 4:
1) That dogs and society in the UK would benefit from a nation of better informed dog owners
4) That all dog owners should be made aware of the principles of the Animal Welfare Act
Do you have a yearning to help us in our aim to ensure [...]



Join The Canine Legislation (Excluding Dangerous Dogs Act) Steering Group

Nov 3rd, 2008 | By admin | Category: Canine Legislation (Excluding Dangerous Dogs Act)

Relates to C-fidos founding principles no 2 and 6:
2) That dog related legislation should be fair and not based on breed type
6) That irresponsible suppliers and producers of dogs should be properly legislated against
Do you have a yearning to help us in our aim to ensure that UK dog legislation should be fair, effective [...]



Join The Dogs And Children Steering Group

Nov 3rd, 2008 | By admin | Category: Dogs And Children

Relates to C-fidos founding principles no 1 and 7:
1) That dogs and society in the UK would benefit from a nation of better informed dog owners
7) That educating young people about dogs is to the great benefit of dogs and society in the future
Do you have a yearning to help us in our mission [...]