Aims & Objectives
The Companion Animal Welfare Council has as its principal objectives:
The provision of advice on the welfare of companion animals and the publication of its findings;
The furtherance of the fuller understanding of companion animal welfare and of the role of companion animals in society;
The assessment of existing legislation affecting the welfare of companion animals, and the making of recommendations regarding amendments or additions thereto.
In the furtherance of these objectives, the Council will:
Undertake independent and objective studies of companion animal welfare issues and identify where further information is required.
Prepare and publish reports thereon.
Make available information and research data which it has obtained, in order to enable Parliamentary legislation on companion animal welfare issues to be drafted and debated on an informal basis.
Be open to requests for objective views, advice and the carrying out of independent studies on issues concerned with the welfare of companion animals.