We ask ‘Do you give a monkey’s?’ as report investigates the alarming rise in the number of calls about pet primates and monkey trade.
We’re pushing for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a marmoset is among the latest admissions into our care.
Mickey the marmoset was picked after his owners could no longer cope or meet his needs.
He is the most recent case in a growing number of calls we’ve received about pet monkeys and … Continue reading…
We have vowed to carry on pushing for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a UK government Select Committee ruled legislation could be considered in the future.
A report by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee has recommended that the UK government must establish how many primates, and of what type, are kept and traded as pets in England and take a number of steps to improve their welfare in the meantime.
Dr Ros Clubb, … Continue reading…