The Associate Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) has now formed its working group on the welfare of pedigree dogs from 12 cross-party politicians and is ready to begin the investigation.
APGAW invites written evidence from all interested parties. In particular we seek evidence on any information you may have on regulation of the industry, structure of the breeding and showing industry, identification of dogs to establish parentage and how current breed standards work.
The evidence should be presented in the following form;
A covering letter containing:
• the name and contact details of the persons or organisation submitting the evidence.
• any request that the committee treat the whole, or part, of the written evidence as confidential, with reasons for the request.
The evidence should be presented;
•with a word limit of 2,000 words
•in electronic form to email@example.com unless agreed otherwise with the secretariat.
•by the deadline of 1st February 2009
A self-contained memorandum containing;
• an executive summary […]