The Animal Health and Welfare Board for England (AHWBE) is the principal source of departmental advice to Defra ministers on all strategic health and welfare matters relating to all kept animals in England.
The Animal Health Trust is a veterinary charity which offers clinical referral services and diagnostic testing for horses, dogs and cats across the UK and internationally. Through research programmes, the AHT develops new diagnostic tests, treatments and vaccines to help thousands of animals.
Assistance Dogs (UK) is a coalition of assistance dog organisations that encourages the exchange of ideas and best practice amongst its members, raises awareness amongst the general public and promotes behavioural and legislative changes to ensure the freedom, independence and rights of its clients.
The ADCH is a membership organisation that promotes best practice in animal welfare and rehoming for dogs and cats.
Established in 1860, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home aims to never turn away a dog or cat in need of help. Battersea reunites lost dogs and cats with their owners or cares for them until new owners can be found for them.
Blue Cross find homes for unwanted cats, dogs, small pets and horses across the UK. Their four animal hospitals treat sick and injured pets when their owners cannot afford private fees and treat around 30,000 poorly pets every year.
Cats Protection, the UK's leading feline welfare charity, helps over 194,000 cats and kittens per year through its national network of over 250 volunteer-run branches and 31 adoption centres.
Founded in 1891, Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK. Each year Dogs Trust care for around 16,000 dogs at their nationwide network of 19 Rehoming Centres. No healthy dog is ever destroyed.
The Governing Council of the Cat Fancy offers information, advice and expertise to help people breed, own or choose the right cat for their circumstances and lifestyle.
Formally called The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Guide Dogs provides mobility for people who are blind and partially sighted. Their purpose is to deliver the guide dog service and other mobility services; to break down legal and physical barriers; and to enable people who are blind and partially sighted to get around on their own.
The Home Breeders Association (HBA) is a group of both licensed and unlicensed dog breeders who want to collectively get their voices heard on issues like the Dog Breeding licensing regime and welfare standards for breeding.
International Cat Care is a charity passionate about improving the care of all cats. For over 50 years they have been raising the standard of treatment and care provided to cats by veterinary surgeons, boarding cattery operators, those involved in rescue work, breeders and, of course, cat owners by providing the best information possible.
The Kennel Club are the UK's largest organisation dedicated to protecting and promoting the health and welfare of all dogs. As well as being a voluntary register for pedigree dogs and crossbreed dogs, they offer dog owners and those working with dogs a source of education, experience and advice on puppy buying, dog health, dog training and dog breeding.
NOAH represents the UK animal medicine industry with the aim of promoting the benefits of safe, effective, quality medicines for the health and welfare of all animals.
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PDSA is the UK's leading veterinary charity, caring for more than 400,000 pet patients belonging to people in need.
PFMA represents the leading manufacturing companies within the United Kingdom pet food manufacturing sector with over 90% of the market.
The Pet Industry Federation is the membership association for pet industry specialist in the UK. Federation members are pet industry specialists and include groomers, pet boarders, pet retailers and manufacturers.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is a charity operating in England and Wales that promotes animal welfare. It is the oldest and largest animal welfare organisation in the world and is one of the largest charities in the UK.
Since 1924 Wood Green: The Animals Charity has grown to become one of the leading animal welfare organisations in the UK. They take in animals of all shapes and sizes including cats, dogs, chickens, rabbits, mice, guinea pigs, goats, sheep, ferrets and find them loving homes.