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.
APDAWG is chaired by Dr Lisa Cameron MP, with vice chairs including , Sir Roger Gale MP, Giles Watling MP, Gareth Johnson MP, Matthew Offord MP, Dame Cheryl Gillan MP, Jane Stevenson MP, Kerry McCarthy MP, Tommy Sheppard MP, Andrea Jenkyns MP; with many other Parliamentarians, campaigners & ethical charities giving APDAWG their generous support.
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.