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 Animal Welfare

Animal health and welfare legislation is enforced jointly by the Local Authority and the Department for Environment, food and Rural Affairs (Defra), in association with other government bodies and independent organisations like the RSPCA.

What the Local Authority does:

Licensing of

What Defra does:

  • National Animal Health and Welfare Strategy
  • Animal Welfare at Farms, Markets, Slaghterhouses
  • The Pet Travel Scheme
  • International Trade in Animals
  • Animal Diseases - Control and Surveillance, BSE, Tuberculosis, Scrapie, foot and Mouth Disease
  • Animal by-products
  • Wildlife Conservation and Biodiversity
  • Wildlife Crime

Defra Helpline: 08459 335577 (Mon-Fri 8am-6pm)

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This page was last reviewed 14 January 2013 at 10:53 by Cassandra Zoro.
The page is next due for review 13 July 2013.
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