Welcome to the All-party Parliamentary Dog Advisory Welfare Group

About Us

What is APDAWG?

APDAWG is an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) set up in 2017 to explore, highlight, discuss and challenge dog-related activities, legislation, and trends with the overall aim of improving the health and welfare of the UK's dogs and dog owners, and society in general. For more information about APPGs click here

MPs Involved

APDAWG is chaired by Dr Lisa Cameron MP, and officers include John McNally MP, Sir Roger Gale MP, Sir David Amess MP, Dr Matthew Offord MP, Andrea Jenkyns MP, Chris Williamson MP; with many other Parliamentarians, campaigners, and ethical charities giving us their support.

APDAWG Meetings

APDAWG meetings take place in Portcullis House (opposite Big Ben) usually every quarter. Meetings take the style of informal presentations about dog welfare topics followed by discussion encouraging further positive legislative change to improve UK dog welfare. 

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