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Canine & Feline Sector Group


The Canine and Feline Sector Group (CFSG) is made up of influential organisations who advise Government on behalf of the sector on strategically important dog and cat health and welfare issues and standards.

​CFSG is a "not for profit" body which offers expert advice and recommendations with a unified and respected voice on dogs and cats from members including charities, the veterinary sectors and the pet industry.

Please do contact CFSG if you have any questions or wish to apply for membership.

 CFSG Mission Statement


"To represent the dog and cat sector comprising of the animal welfare organisations,veterinary and industry representatives working with enforcement and other agencies with the aim of improving the health and welfare of dogs and cats across England." 



Animal Preventative Healthcare Plan 

Following the publication of the Animal Activity Licensing Guidance in October 2018, there have been several queries in relation to preventative healthcare plans, as outlined in the Regulations, and what should they cover. The purpose of preventative healthcare plans is to enable the licence holder of establishments to ensure the health and welfare of animals kept at them is preserved. The establishment's healthcare plan should be designed in close collaboration with their vet who will have to agree it and sign it.  You will find a draft plan by clicking on the link below. 

Preventative Health Care Plan.docx

Please contact if you have any questions