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Useful Links

A list of useful links for our clients

Act for Wildlife

Act for Wildlife are leading the way in saving endangered wildlife around the world. In the fight for conservation they are a force to be reckoned with. They work tirelessly to ensure species are protected.

General Enquiries

Act for Wildlife, Chester Zoo
Caughall Road
Upton by Chester
Chester
CH2 1LH

Email

development@chesterzoo.org

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Blue Cross

Each year, thousands of cats, dogs, small pets and horses turn to Blue Cross's animal hospitals, clinics and rehoming services for treatment and to find them the happy homes they deserve. Meanwhile, their Education and Behaviour Teams prepare future pet owners to take responsibility and look after their pets for life.

Call

0300 777 1897

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The British Small Animal Veterinary Association

The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) exists to promote excellence in small animal practice through education and science.

The Association Aims and Objectives

BSAVA was founded in 1957 as a professional body to serve veterinary surgeons who treat companion animals and now has over 10,000 members. The majority of members work in practice as veterinary surgeons or veterinary nurses.

British Small Animal Veterinary Association
Woodrow House
1 Telford Way
Waterwells Business Park
Quedgeley
Gloucestershire
GL2 2AB

01452 726700

administration@bsava.com

Opening hours

Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm.

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Cats Protection

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity.

Call

03000 12 12 12

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Dog Breeding Reform Group

Dog Breeding Reform Group promotes humane behaviour towards animals by providing and supporting initiatives to improve dog welfare related to:

  • genetic and breed related health, breeding, rearing and selling practices
  • to inform the general public about irresponsible dog breeding in order to make them aware of the potential impact on their dogs' health and welfare

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Dogs Trust

Dogs Trust (formerly the NCDL) is the UK’s largest dog welfare charity and cares for over 15,000 dogs each year through its network of 20 rehoming centres in the UK - and one in Dublin. They have been involved in every piece of legislation affecting dogs over the past 126 years.

Call

0207 837 0006

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Guide Dogs

International Cat Care

International Cat Care is a charity passionate about improving the care of all cats.

For over 60 years International Cat Care 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. Formerly known as the Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB), new name – International Cat Care – coincided with a dramatic increase in International Cat Care's international welfare work for unowned cats, demand for information from cat owners all over the world, and work with veterinary organisations worldwide.

Call

0300 777 1897

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International Fund for Animal Welfare

Founded in 1969, IFAW has provided almost 50 years of global leadership, innovation and hands-on assistance to animals and communities in need. International Fund for Animal Welfare holistic conservation approach includes reducing the demand and exploitation of wildlife at the source; working together with communities and enforcers to shut down poaching networks; pioneering first-ever successes in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of orphan animals back into the wild; activating where needed most in the wake of global disasters; and advocating through expert research and solutions to the greatest threats to our planet’s populations and habitats.

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Pet Sense

Pet Sense provides behaviour consultations for dogs, cats and rabbits in and around Bristol and North Somerset. Problem prevention consultations and puppy training sessions are also available to help you gain a better understanding of your pet’s behaviour. Assessments of dogs and the homes of potential adoptive parents or foster carers can be provided. Pet Sense offers educational talks and workshops to dog training clubs, veterinary practices, rescue centres and other pet-related businesses.

For all enquiries or to make an appointment with Rosie, please contact Kate on:

Call

07512203734

Email

enquiries@pet-sense.co.uk

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RCVS

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons aim to enhance society through improved animal health and welfare. They do this by setting, upholding and advancing the educational, ethical and clinical standards of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses.

Advice on the Code of Professional Conduct

020 7202 0789

advice@rcvs.org.uk

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RSPB

The RSPB is the country's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with their partners, they protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again. They also play a leading role in a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations.

Call

01767 680551

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RSPCA

A unique animal welfare charity proud to be the oldest welfare charity around.

The RSPCA were the first to introduce a law to protect animals and work hard to ensure that all animals can live free from pain and suffering.

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RWAF

The RWF is a registered charity (#1167093) with the aim of improving the health and welfare of domestic rabbits in the UK. Both educational efforts and campaigning are channelled through the RWF. This charitable status means that donations to the fund are eligible for Gift Aid. Despite being formed of two separate bodies, we tend to talk about the organisation as a single entity – the RWAF.

Objectives of the RWAF

To improve the care of pet rabbits in the UK by:

  • encouraging people to keep pet rabbits in conditions that meet their physical and behavioural needs
  • educating the public in the care and ownership of pet rabbits in Britain
  • working with the pet retail industry to ensure products sold for rabbits satisfy their welfare and behavioural needs, and that correct care information is given to customers so they can meet their rabbits’ needs
  • working with veterinary professionals to help advance their knowledge of rabbit medicine and treatment
  • supporting rabbit rescue
  • supporting or conducting studies to promote improvements in rabbit health and welfare

Call

0844 324 6090

Email

info@rabbitwelfare.co.uk

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Wildlife Trusts

The Wildlife Trusts is a movement made up of 46 Wildlife Trusts: independent charities with a shared mission for wildlife and people.

Call

01636 677711

Postal Address

The Wildlife Trusts,
The Kiln,
Mather Road,
Newark
United Kingdom
NG24 1WT

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