Dogs Trust and the Kennel Club Announce Chair of Independent Review
Dogs Trust and the Kennel Club are pleased to announce that their joint independent review into the registration, breeding and showing of dogs will be Chaired by Professor Sir Patrick Bateson FRS.
Professor Bateson is emeritus Professor of Ethology at Cambridge University and President of the Zoological Society of London. His main research interests are the development and evolution of behaviour and he has written and lectured extensively on animal welfare, developmental biology and genetics. He is also a Parliamentary Advisor.
The review is being set up and funded by Dogs Trust and the Kennel Club but it will operate independently of both organisations. The review has the support of Defra who were involved in the selection of Professor Bateson as Chair. Professor Bateson will independently select other members of the panel who have the appropriate skills and knowledge to assist him [...]
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