04.06.13

The omission of a ban of circus animals in the Queen’s Speech is ‘unacceptable’.

We’re disappointed that the UK government ministers have failed to include a ban of wild animals in circuses Bill in this year’s Queen’s Speech and have branded the omission ‘outdated.’

We, alongside other animal welfare organisations such as The Born Free Foundation, British Veterinary Association and Captive Animals’ Protection, have long been pushing for a complete ban on the use of wild animals in circuses. … Continue reading…

18.04.13

The Born Free Foundation, British Veterinary Association, Captive Animals’ Protection Society and us have welcomed the Government’s draft legislation to ban the use of wild animals in circuses in England, to be implemented in 2015.

We and all the groups, who have worked closely together for a number of years on the campaign to seek an end to the use of wild animals in big tops in the UK, have said how“delighted” we are to see the ban … Continue reading…