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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." 



CFSG Big Tent Meeting 2016

​CFSG will be holding its annual Big Tent meeting on 22nd November at the Department for Environment, Food & Rurals Affairs. Stakeholders have been invited to comment on the CFSG Strategy which identifies some of the key issues to tackle over the coming year and talk about what should be added.   There will be session groups formed to set out proposals for action plans on the high priority issues facing cat and dog health and welfare. 

Attendees will include the Minister, Lord Gardiner,  Michael Seals, Chairman of the Animal Health & Welfare Board England (AHWBE) , Claire Horton who sits on both CFSG and AHWBE as well as being the Chief Executive of Battersea Cats & Dogs Home and Angela Smith MP who sits on the EFRA Select Committee and is co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare.  

The agenda can be found here: CFSG Big Tent Agenda 2016.pdf

The overview of the Big Tent from 2015 can be found here: CFSG Big Tent Overview.pdf

If you would like further information please email Marisa on